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Lot 690

German States -- Saxe-Weimar. Taler, 1658. Dav-7547. Wilhelm IV, 1640-1662. Date on reverse in chronogram, on the new castle Wilhelmsburg. Facing bust. Reverse: Castle shown from its courtyard. Well struck with a trace of original luster and lovely old toning. NGC graded MS-63.

When this coin was minted, the Thirty Years War had concluded, and its devestation was just being repaired. It was a time to rebuild and to improve defenses. Wilhelmsburg Castle was an example of great pride to the duke, and this rare commemorative coin indicates the importance of its completion.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 3,500.

Realized $5,750

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