Poland 1636-II thaler Dav-4326
This specimen was lot 25490 in Heritage sale 3015 (Long Beach, September 2011), where it sold for $920. The catalog description noted, "Wladislaus Talar 1636, AVF with some surface patination and light tooling in the obverse fields." The SCWC records this type for 1633-40 and, while not common, as among the more available Polish thalers. Wladyslaw IV, a member of the Swedish Wasa family, ruled Poland 1633-48. The initials "II" stand for Jacob Jacobsen of Emden.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 54, Dav-4326.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3015, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.