Murbach and Luders (1607-25) thaler Dav-5617
This specimen was lot 2866 in Sincona sale 19 (Zurich, October 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "Taler o. J. Ensisheim. Fast vorzüglich. (undated thaler, Ensisheim mint, about extremely fine.)" This obscure issue is from the long-vanished Abbey of Murbach and Luders in upper Alsace. The region is now firmly part of France.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.02 g.
Catalog reference: Divo 107, Engel/Lehr 65 var. Dav-5617, KM 26 (formerly KM-12).
- Richter, Jürg, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.