Saxony 1591-HB thaler Dav-9816
"Sachsen, Kurfürstentum, Christian I. 1586-1591. Taler 1591, Dresden. Auf seinen Tod. Selten. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, electorate of Saxony, Christian I, 1586-1591, thaler of 1591, Dresden mint, on his death. Rare, Very fine-extremely fine.)"Saxony was a wealthy state at the end of the sixteenth century and was blessed with numerous silver mines. Many thalers were produced. This one marks the death of the duke.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 29.02 g.
Catalog reference: Keilitz/Kahnt 166, Dav-9816.
- Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.