Mansfeld-Hinterort-Schraplau 1592-BM thaler Dav-9527

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Sincona sale 43, lot 2123
This specimen was lot 2123 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 200 CHF (about US$239 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Mansfeld, Grafschaft, Hinterortische Linie Schraplau, Heinrich II. und Gotthelf Wilhelm, 1591-1594 Taler 1592. Eisleben. Sehr schön. (Germany, county of Mansfeld, Schraplau line, Henry II and Gotthelf William, 1591-94, thaler of 1592, Eisleben mint. Very fine.)"
This type was struck 1592-94 and is common. Henry II survived until 1602 and the line lapsed on his death.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.66 g.

Catalog reference: Tornau 986 var. Dav-9527.


  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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