Nurnberg 1638 thaler Dav-5656
"Nurnberg, City, Taler 1638. Vorzüglich. (Germany, city of Nuremburg, thaler of 1638, Extremely fine.)"This type, minted 1637-41, is not cheap but is among the more available Nuremberg thalers of the seventeenth century. The oval shape suggests the use of roller dies.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.45 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-5656; Kellner 255, KM 139.
- Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.