Stolberg 1719-IIG thaler Dav-2800

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Heritage sale 3041, lot 32224
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Stolberg in 1789, with Wernigerolde to the northwest near Halberstadt

This specimen was lot 32224 in Heritage sale 3041 (Chicago, August 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Stolberg-Stolberg. Christof Friedrich & Jost Christian Taler 1719-IIG MS62 NGC. An ideal representative of this one-year type, featuring the conjoined busts of Christof Friedrich and Jost Christian with rays falling down upon clasped hands. Both the obverse and reverse present beautifully patinated surfaces and an impressive amount of original mint bloom coats the fields. Even without magnification, the impeccably-styled design elements are noticeably bold. An altogether superior selection that managed to escape the pitfalls of handling, currently the only certified example of this one-year type, and highly-engaging as such." It is scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2800; KM 171 (listed under Stolberg-Stolberg).

Source:

  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World & Ancient Coins Auction 3041, featuring the Eric Beckman Collection of Canadian Coins, the Kaiser Collection of German Gold Coins and the Rudman Collection of Mexican Coins, Part I, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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