Silesia-Liegnitz-Brieg 1675-CB thaler Dav-7742
"Schlesien-Liegnitz-Brieg, Herzogtum. Georg Wilhelm, 1672-1675 Taler 1675. Selten. Fast FDC. Min. Schrötlingsfehler. (Germany, duchy of Silesia-Liegnitz-Brieg, George William, 1672-75, thaler of 1675. Rare, About uncirculated, Minor planchet fault.)"Silesia is considered a German State even tho the province was then under Austrian rule and is now in Poland. This type, listed for 1675 only, is rare like all the thalers of this locality. The coinage ceased when the last of the local dukes died in 1675.
Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.
Specification: silver, this specimen 29.06 g.
Catalog reference: Friedensburg/Seger 1967, Dav-7742, KM 534.
- 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.
- Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.