Haldenstein 1691 2/3 thaler KM-71

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from Heritage sale 3049, lot 34242
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This specimen was lot 34242 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $340.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "Haldenstein. City 2/3 Taler 1691 AU50 PCGS. Struck from roller dies with nearly full details that were only softened a touch by light circulation and excellent luster in the recesses. Light golden patina on both sides aids the appearance of originality. From the Redwood Collection, Part II." Two different gulden (= 2/3 thaler) were issued 1690-92; this one and one (KM-70) with the reverse arms in a cartouche. This one is scarce and KM-70 is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 71, HMZ-2537h.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.

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