1 Thaler - Ludwig IV Ausbeutetaler

Features

Issuer Landgraviate of Hessen-Marburg (German states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1587-1588
Value 1 Taler (1)
Currency Thaler
Composition Silver
Weight 28.90 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 231424
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References MB# 15,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); Standard Catalog of World Coins (pre-1600) (unpublished). Krause Publications.
Schütz III# 496,
Artur Schütz; 1997. Die hessischen Münzen des Hauses Brabant / Teil 3. Gesamthessen, Hessen-Marburg und Hessen-Kassel, 1509-1670. Peus, Frankfurt, Germany.
Müseler# 28.3/5,
Karl Müseler; 1983. Bergbaugepräge / Band 1 : dargestellt auf Grund der Sammlung der Preussag Aktiengesellschaft. Preussag Aktiengesellschaft, Hannover, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.
Dav GT II# 9288
John Stewart Davenport; 1965. German Talers : 1700-1800 (2nd edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

10-line inscription with R.N. date.

Lettering: + ANNO + // M • D • LXXXVIII • // E NOVIS IN ARGEN = // = TI FODINA AD GLA = // = DEBACHVM DEO LAR = // = GIENTE REPERTIS // VENIS LVDOVICVS // LANDGRAVIVS // HASSIÆ &c // F + F

Reverse

4-fold arms with central shield of Hesse, 3 ornate helmets above.

Lettering: •ICH GETRAWE GOT IN ALLER NOTH*

Comments

Minted in Gladenbach.
Minted from silver ore found at the Gladenbach mines.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1587  MDLXXXVII
1588  MDLXXXVIII

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