Stolberg 1719-IIG thaler Dav-2802

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1388
Stolberg in 1789, with Wernigerolde to the northwest near Halberstadt
This specimen was lot 1388 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €1,150 (about US$1,486 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 1719, Stolberg. Ausbeute der Stolberger Gruben. Hübsche Patina, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, counties of Stolberg-Stolberg and Stolberg-Rossla, joint issue, thaler of 1719, Stolberg mint, for the Stolberg mines. Toned, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This is one of the few thalers from this locale that is not a one year type, being issued 1719, 1721, 1723 and 1734. It is still scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2802; Friederich 1610; Müseler 66.1/70 a, KM 172 (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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