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Germany (Brunswick Wolfenbuttel) Thaler and 2 Thaler  1837 to 1871
Germany (Brunswick Wolfenbuttel) Thaler and 2 Thaler 1837 to 1871

Nice coin, BG. It is from the old German State of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. You have a 2 thaler coin, also called a double thaler or 3 1/2 gulden. They are valuable coins.

Wilhelm also appears on a 1 thaler coin that looks very similar, although the shield on the back is more a rectangle than an oval.

1 THALER: 33 mm diameter, 0.537 troy ounces silver
2 THALER: 40 mm diameter, 1.074 troy ounces silver

Typical catalog values run like this:

1 THALER
worn: $50 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $200
fully uncirculated: $500
thalers dated 1837, 1838 and 1851 are more rare; double these values
thalers dated after 1857 are more common; halve these values

2 THALER
worn: $100 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $200
well preserved: $400
fully uncirculated: $800

The coin in the picture (upper left) comes from our requester. It has some tic marks on the front and this detracts from value. My guess is that it would sell for about $150 to a collector eager to add it to his or her collection. A coin dealer would probably pay about one-half that.

Coin: 20738 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Buggygrama, Wed, 24-Feb-2016 21:17:06 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 24-Feb-2016 23:10:57 GMT
Requester description: Front mans head facing to right
Back coat of arms with crown on top there is a banner on left Necaspera on right Terrent 2 THALER 3 1/2 GULDEN WILHELM HERZOG Z.BRAUNSCHWEIG U. LUN. CvC
2 THALER.VII EINE F.MARK. 3 1/2 GULDEN VEREINS 1843 MUNZE

Around edge Convention Vom 30 JULY 1838
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Comments

Thank you for your information it will help me in selling the coin.
I will use you in the future for any other coin I cant find the value on my self.
Great web site. - Buggygrama
Thanks Buggy! We are happy that it was helpful and appreciate the kind words. - CoinQuest (Todd)

i,ve got an identical coin dated 1842 in very nice condition - randy
Very cool! These are great coins. - CoinQuest (Todd)

  

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