Schaumburg-Lippe 1765 thaler Dav-2764

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 10358
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 10358 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $352. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Schaumburg-Lippe. Taler, 1765. NGC AU-50. Wilhelm I Friedrich Ernst (1748-77)." The tiny county of Schaumburg-Lippe produced few coins in the eighteenth entury but managed to issue one-third thalers, two-thirds thalers, thalers and ten thalers (gold) in the 1760's.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 19.62 g, silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2764; KM-20.1.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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