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Lot 697

German States -- Stolberg. Taler, 1649. Dav-7786; Slg.Frieder-668. Johann Martin, 1638-1669. Orb, stag left against a pillar. Reverse: Helmeted arms. Sharply struck with considerable original mint luster and fabulous blue iridescent toning. Very rare in this condition. NGC graded MS-63.

This county, located in the mineral-rich Harz Mountains of central Germany, is said to have been founded by a 6th-century Italian nobleman, Otto Colonna, and in obeisance to the founder a column (colonna) is regularly incorporated into the clan's emblem seen on these coins.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
Ex Irving Goodman Collection.

Realized $2,990

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