Waldeck 1625-GK thaler Dav-7821
"Christian und Wolrad IV., 1597-1638 Taler 1625. Wildungen Title Emperor Ferdinand II. CHRI:ET· WOLR:FR:COM:I:WALDE: G()K Helmeted arms, below to the sides 16 - 25. Rev. FERD:II·D:G: ROM:IMP:SEMP:AVGVS: Crowned double eagle with imperial orb on breast. Of the highest rarity. Very fine. Attractive toning.The county of Waldeck emitted a number of thalers during the seventeenth century (Dav-7815 thru -7824), all rare or unobtainable. The count merged the county of Pyrmont in 1668 and was promoted to prince in 1682.
Ex auction Riechmann V, 135. (660 Mk); ex auction Helbing February 1925, 1141 (1275 Mk); Ex auction Vogel I, Hess, 28.11.1927, 2766 (800 Mk); Ex auction Muenzcabinet Cologne Kroha 36, Cologne 1984, Nr. 726; Ex auction Künker 170, Osnabrueck 2010, 4535."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.72 g.
Catalog reference: Slg. Hennig -. Slg. Kayser 135, Davenport 7821.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Rarities, Auction 25, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.