Murbach and Luders 1547 thaler Dav-9586

From CoinFactsWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Sincona sale 11, lot 1541
Alsace and Strasbourg in 1547
This specimen was lot 1541 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 2,100 CHF (about US$2,600 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANKREICH Murbach und Lüders, Abtei Johann Rudolf Stör von Störenberg, 1542-1570. Taler 1547, St. Amarin. Selten. Fast vorzüglich. (France, Abbey of Murbach and Luders, John Rudolf of Storenberg, 1542-70, thaler of 1547, St.-Amarin mint. Rare, nice 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 28.93 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-9586; Divo 4.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

Links to: