Solms-Laubach 1770-WWE thaler Dav-2786

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3295
This specimen was lot 3295 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it sold for 1,600 CHF (about US$1,930 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Solms-Laubach, Christian August, 1738-1784. Taler 1770, Wertheim. Auf das Jagdschloss Sorgenloos. Selten. Fast vorzüglich. (Germany, county of Solms-Laubach, Christian August, 1738-84, taler of 1770, Wertheim mint, on the hunting lodge at Sorgenloos. Rare, About extremely fine.)"
Another rare issue from this obscure locale in Hesse.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 28.03 g.

Catalog reference: KM 36, Joseph 457, Dav-2786.


  • 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]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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