Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1686-RB 2 thaler Dav-LS114
This specimen was lot 630 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $11,750. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. 2 Taler, 1686-RB. NGC MS-64. Rudolf August (1666-1704). Sharply struck toned and very attractive. Finest graded by NGC." Like most double thalers, this one year type is rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-LS114; KM-531.3.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.