Nurnberg (1683-1705)-GH GFN 2 thaler Dav-2472

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1069
This specimen was lot 1069 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €5,250 (about US$6,782 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NÜRNBERG, STADT Doppelter Reichstaler o. J. (nach 1683), mit Titel Leopolds I. Von großer Seltenheit. Attraktives Exemplar mit hübscher Patina, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, city of Nuremberg, double thaler without date, in the name of Leopold I. Of the greatest rarity, toned, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This rare double thaler was struck towards the end of Leopold's long reign (1658-1705).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 58,46 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-2472; Kellner 226 a, KM 211.

Source:

  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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