Pfalz 1657 thaler Dav-7151
This specimen was lot 24751 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it sold for $2,820. The catalog description noted, "Pfalz-Electoral. Karl Ludwig Taler 1657, MS62 NGC, silvery gray patina, Vicariat issue with a crowned lion above three coats of arms. Very rare type in mint state." Thalers from Pfalz are generally scarce and this one-year type is no exception.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 84, Dav-7151.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., German Secular Talers, 1600-1700, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1976.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.