1 Thaler - Georg Wilhelm

Features

Issuer Brunswick-Lüneburg-Calenberg (German states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1654-1664
Value 1 Taler
Currency Thaler
Composition Silver
Weight 28.7 g
Diameter 45 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 220534
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 57.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Dav GT II# 6528,
John Stewart Davenport; 1965. German Talers : 1700-1800 (2nd edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
Welter# 1583
Gerhard Welter; 1978. Die Münzen der Welfen seit Heinrich dem Löwen. Klinkhardt und Biermann, Brunswick, Germany.

Obverse

Helmeted arms.

Script: Latin

Lettering: GEORG • WILHELM• HIRTZOG • ZU • BR • TU • LU

Translation: Piety and Justice

Reverse

Wildman holding tree.

Script: Latin

Lettering: PIETATE • ET • IUSTITIA • ANNO (Date) HS

Mint

Zellerfeld, modern-day Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Comments

Georg Wilhelm was the second of four sons born to duke Georg of Calenberg (1582-1641) and was the ruling prince of Brunswick - Lüneburg - Calenberg (Hanover) from 1648-1665 and the ruling prince of Brunswick -Lüneburg - Celle from 1665 until his death in 1705.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1654 HS
1655 HS
1656 HS
1657 HS
1658 HS
1659 HS
1660 HS
1661 HS
1662 HS
1663 HS
1664 HS

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
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Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 33665
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 1655 HS UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 2520.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Thaler - Georg WilhelmPicture 1 of a sold 1 Thaler - Georg Wilhelm
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232130
Lot 65438
Internet Archive
Jul 28, 2021 1661 HS XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 528.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Thaler - Georg WilhelmPicture 1 of a sold 1 Thaler - Georg WilhelmPicture 1 of a sold 1 Thaler - Georg WilhelmPicture 1 of a sold 1 Thaler - Georg Wilhelm
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 32836
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1662 HS AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 780.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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