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Lot 30522

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30522
Date 1632
Country German States
Service Catalog # 589915
Description Augsburg. Gustav II Adolf Taler 1632, KM-A68, Dav-4543, Ahlstrom-8, MS63 NGC. Issued during the Swedish occupation of Augsburg. Superbly struck with silvery-gray and russet toning over lustrous, minimally marked surfaces. Gustav II Adolf, more commonly known as Gustavus Adolphus, was King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632. He was a superb military commamder and lead Sweden to power during the Thirty Years War and was killed at the battle of Lutzen in 1632. Realized $4,112.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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