Stralsund 1640-CS thaler Dav-5832
"Stralsund. Taler 1640. Titel Ferdinand III. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. Kl. Schrötlingsfehler und Prägeschwäche. (Germany, city of Stralsund, thaler of 1640, in the name of Ferdinand III. Very fine-extremely fine, Minor planchet fault and weakly struck.)"Stralsund, in the duchy of Pomerania, was a member of the Hanseatic League but fell under Swedish rule 1637-1815, when the port passed to Prussia. While some of the minors are listed fairly inexpensively, all the thalers are rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver; this specimen is 28.35 g.
Catalog reference: KM 104, Bratring 81, Dav-5832.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.