Oldenburg 1667 1/4 thaler

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Künker sale 335, lot 4188
This specimen was lot 4188 in Künker sale 335 (Osnabruck, Germany, March 2020), where it sold for €1,300 (about US$1,701 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"OLDENBURG, GRAFSCHAFT, SEIT 1774 HERZOGTUM, AB 1829 GROSSHERZOGTUM. Anton Günther, 1603-1667. 1/4 Taler 1667, Jever, auf den Tod des Grafen. 3. Münzperiode, Münzmeister David Ziegenhorn (1663-1671). R Hübsche Patina, fast vorzüglich. (Germany, county of Oldenburg, Anton Gunther, 1603-67, quarter thaler of 1667, Jever mint, on the death of the count, third period. Scarce, handsome patina, about extremely fine.)"
A rare commemorative.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 7,22 g.

Catalog reference: KM 92, Bendig -; Kalvelage/Trippler 309.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 335: Bracteates from Upper Swabia and the area of the Lake Constance | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the Dr. Karl Walter Bach Collection of coins of the Austrian nobility, Special collections of Bavaria, Lubeck, Wurttemberg as well as siege coins from the Eberhard Link Collection. Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2020.

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