Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt 1786-ICK thaler Dav-2771

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Kunker sale 293, lot 1348
Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt ("S.R.") in 1789
This specimen was lot 1348 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €410 (about US$553 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SCHWARZBURG, SCHWARZBURG-RUDOLSTADT, GRAFSCHAFT, Ludwig Günther II. 1767-1790. Konv.-Taler 1786, Saalfeld. Vorzüglich. (Germany, county of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Louis Gunther II, 1767-90, convention thaler of 1786, Saalfeld mint. Extremely fine.)"
This is the fourth of five thalers issued by this fragment of the Saxon duchies in the eighteenth century. The line survived until World War One.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rather scarce.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2771; Fischer 575, KM 132.

Source:

  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.
  • 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.

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