Stolberg 1715-IIG thaler Dav-2798

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1386
Stolberg in 1789, with Wernigerode to the northwest near Halberstadt
This specimen was lot 1386 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €3,400 (about US$4,392 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"STOLBERG-STOLBERG UND STOLBERG-ROSSLA, GRAFSCHAFTEN (DIE JÜNGERE STOLBERGER HAUPTLINIE AUS DER TEILUNG VON 1645) Christof Friedrich zu Stolberg-Stolberg und Jost Christian zu Stolberg-Rossla, 1704-1738. Reichstaler 1715, Stolberg. Ausbeute der Stolberger Gruben. RR Sehr schön. (Germany, counties of Stolberg-Stolberg and Stolberg-Rossla, joint issue, thaler of 1715, Stolberg mint, for the Stolberg mines. Rare, very fine.)"
Another mining thaler was issued in 1717 (Dav-2799).

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2798; Friederich 1542; Müseler 66.1/36, KM 153 (listed under Stolberg-Stolberg).

Source:

  • [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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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