Quedlinburg 1624 thaler Dav-5722

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Kunker sale 263, lot 509
Quedlinburg in 1648, between Goslar and Halberstadt
This specimen was lot 509 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €1,100 (about US$1,421 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Quedlinburg, ABTEI Dorothea Sophia von Sachsen-Altenburg, 1618-1645. Reichstaler 1624, Quedlinburg, mit Titel Ferdinands II. Prachtvolle Patina, etwas Belag, sehr schön +. (abbey of Quedlinburg, Dorothy Sophia of Saxe-Altenburg, 1618-45, thaler of 1624, Quedlinburg mint, in the name of Ferdinand II. Magnificent patina, very fine or better.)"
Like all thalers from this locale, this type of 1624 and 1629 is expensive. Quedlinburg thalers range from rare to unobtainable.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-5722; Mehl 488 b, KM 39.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [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.

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