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1693 Henneberg Thaler, Dav 7481. This coin arrived yesterday and joins my flock of 3 other Henneberg Thalers.

Coin collector since childhood and New York Numismatist at Heritage Auctions.
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  • harashaharasha Posts: 3,077 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @worldcoinguy The schautaler portrays St. Martin. It would make a nice addition to my St. Martin collection if I ever come across an affordable one.

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  • bidaskbidask Posts: 13,812 ✭✭✭✭✭

    How come there are so many high grade specimens out there ….

    They must have minted a ton ?

    I manage money. I earn money. I save money .
    I give away money. I collect money.
    I don’t love money . I do love the Lord God.




  • Bob13Bob13 Posts: 1,412 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @worldcoinguy - beautiful!

    My current "Box of 20"

  • amwldcoinamwldcoin Posts: 11,269 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I doubt they circulated much but were more a store of wealth.

    @bidask said:
    How come there are so many high grade specimens out there ….

    They must have minted a ton ?

  • StellaStella Posts: 689 ✭✭✭✭

    Lots of cool examples here so far!

    @worldcoinguy That is an impressive piece.

    @EVillageProwler How could you pick one? I understand!

    Coin collector since childhood and New York Numismatist at Heritage Auctions.
  • pruebaspruebas Posts: 4,276 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Leopoldus from Oaxaca? :D

  • bidaskbidask Posts: 13,812 ✭✭✭✭✭

    :D > @pruebas said:

    Leopoldus from Oaxaca? :D

    I manage money. I earn money. I save money .
    I give away money. I collect money.
    I don’t love money . I do love the Lord God.




  • worldcoinguyworldcoinguy Posts: 2,998 ✭✭✭✭

    @Que_sai_je - The 1507 Saxony 1/4 is beautiful; it has nice eye appeal. I agree with your comments on the grade - I think it has upward potential given other AU 50 I have seen recently.

  • SYRACUSIANSYRACUSIAN Posts: 6,444 ✭✭✭✭

    That is sweet indeed messydeck. Good luck.

    These can also be used as deadly weapons, what’s the weight of that double taler that Zohar posted first? Who BTW I see that he has consecutive Cert numbers, an expert eye and a nice submission Z!

    @WildIdea , nice idea to place a regular holder next to these monsters, I have recently been fooled by a similar image without anything at scale to compare it to.

    @worldcoinguy, that’s a lot of medal per holder, very pretty.

    Everybody loves big old silver coins right? I liked bidask’s image too, with the discus in hand, before the throw 😅 ,as well as everyone else’s posts, this was a very nice thread.

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  • carabonnaircarabonnair Posts: 1,385 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm not usually enthralled by big coins, but this Bavaria piece with Max's dour face and the minimalistic geometric reverse makes me consider it for my Christmas wish list:

    Jaeger 15, Thun 45, AKS 59, Kahnt 69, Davenport 551, KM 361

  • Herb_THerb_T Posts: 1,597 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Some real beauties!

  • bidaskbidask Posts: 13,812 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Zohar said:

    Fantastic coin !

    I manage money. I earn money. I save money .
    I give away money. I collect money.
    I don’t love money . I do love the Lord God.




  • StellaStella Posts: 689 ✭✭✭✭

    I love seeing all of these! Keep them coming if you have a coin to share.

    This quirky 1698 Henneberg Taler combines a mining scene with the Henneberg emblem (the hen.)

    Coin collector since childhood and New York Numismatist at Heritage Auctions.
  • worldcoinguyworldcoinguy Posts: 2,998 ✭✭✭✭

    @Stella - a truly exceptional taler! Amazing. You have specialized in a very scarce and desirable corner of the taler world (Henneberg).

  • StellaStella Posts: 689 ✭✭✭✭

    Thank you, @worldcoinguy !

    Coin collector since childhood and New York Numismatist at Heritage Auctions.
  • Bob13Bob13 Posts: 1,412 ✭✭✭✭✭

    To the top for Thaler Thursday!

    Arrived yesterday - not that rare, not super high grade - but great look and nice date!
    (Anybody have good tricks for these slightly older NGC slabs - this is after I cleaned the slab! The coin itself is not hairlined.)

    My current "Box of 20"

  • worldcoinguyworldcoinguy Posts: 2,998 ✭✭✭✭

    This is my sole coin purchase this year so far, but I am eagerly eyeing the "talerpalooza" sale coming in August at Heritage.

    Wedding schautaler (Hochzeitstaler). Broad planchet, 51.5mm, Struck in 1 taler weight (27.8). Behrens 727a, attributed to Lubeck mint master Jürgen Rothusen (circa 1580).

  • StellaStella Posts: 689 ✭✭✭✭

    Here is another feathered friend from Henneberg.

    Coin collector since childhood and New York Numismatist at Heritage Auctions.
  • worldcoinguyworldcoinguy Posts: 2,998 ✭✭✭✭

    Outstanding Henneberg! Wow. Do you prefer to keep these raw, or will you grade it?

  • worldcoinguyworldcoinguy Posts: 2,998 ✭✭✭✭

    Managed to pick up a taler that was on my long term wish list. Its a 1666 Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel “death taler” struck to commemorate Augustus II the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg. The dying tree with a skull is quite distinctive. Reverse in Latin: born (NATUS Apr 10, 1579), ruled (REXIT 36 years), died (OBIIT Sept 17, 1666), lived (VIXIT 87 years, 5 months, 7 days). Date is a chronogram in the reverse legend (MDCLXVI). Stuck in Zellerfeld mint, Classified as Welter 824, DAV-6376. Broad planchet strike (approx 48mm) puts it in an oversized NGC holder (AU-58).

  • bidaskbidask Posts: 13,812 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Zohar said:






    Very impressive

    This is my lone specimen

    I manage money. I earn money. I save money .
    I give away money. I collect money.
    I don’t love money . I do love the Lord God.




  • StellaStella Posts: 689 ✭✭✭✭

    Love these, @Zohar ! Thank you for sharing.

    Thank you, @worldcoinguy . Most of my Thalers are raw, although I did purchase a 2/3 Thaler recently that was already in a holder.

    Coin collector since childhood and New York Numismatist at Heritage Auctions.
  • jt88jt88 Posts: 2,779 ✭✭✭✭✭


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  • worldcoinguyworldcoinguy Posts: 2,998 ✭✭✭✭

    @jt88: Nice example of the 1748 Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel taler for White Swan Mine. Great design.

  • worldcoinguyworldcoinguy Posts: 2,998 ✭✭✭✭

    A "taler Tuesday" addition today:
    1617 Erfurt taler; DAV-5262, KM 19.1. Taler obverse features wild man and wild woman holding the Erfurt coat of arms.
    Struck by mint master AW (Asmus Wagner). Reverse edge inscription: DATE CAESARIS CAESARI ET QUAE DEI DEO (Matthew 22:21 – Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's).
    Interesting to note that Martin Luther studied in Erfurt in 1501 and was ordained as a priest in the Erfurt Cathedral. Although he moved to Wittenberg in 1511, Erfurt was an early adopter of the Protestant Reformation as early as 1521.

  • Bob13Bob13 Posts: 1,412 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1/2 Taler Klippe from Salzburg. There are a lot of these, this one seemed pretty.

    My current "Box of 20"

  • lordmarcovanlordmarcovan Posts: 43,194 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I alas remain thaler-less for the time being (intend to fix that), but I do have some fractions.

    Here's a 1/4- and 1/2-thaler I'm quite fond of...

    German States (Teutonic Order): silver 1/4-thaler of Grand Master Maximilian of Austria, ca. 1615

    Swiss Cantons (Zurich): silver "city view" 1/2-thaler (1 gulden of 36 schillings), 1739


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  • FrankHFrankH Posts: 756 ✭✭✭✭✭

    <3

  • StellaStella Posts: 689 ✭✭✭✭

    @lordmarcovan Those count too in my book!

    @jt88 Very pretty White Swan.

    Coin collector since childhood and New York Numismatist at Heritage Auctions.
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