88th Birthday Commemorative
GERMANY, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (Herzogtum). August der Jüngere (the Younger).
1635-1666. AR Löser zu 2 Reichstalern (64mm, 57.72 g, 4h). Commemorating his 88th birthday. Zellerfeld mint. Dated 1666 HS. VIRTUTEM FAMA CORONAT AUGVUSTI (sic
) AUGUSTAM, bust of August facing, wearing skullcap, two angels above, one crowing August, the other blowing trumpet; all within wreath / A : M : 1666 : ÆTA : 88 : NAT : X APR :, helmet surmounted by arms of Braunschweig facing; ALLES MIT BEDACHT around; all within wreath decorated with fourteen crowned coats-of-arms; 2 stamped below. Davenport 87; Welter 785; KM 482.1. Near EF, toned.
Ex Preussag Collection, purchased from M&M AG, June 1991.