Saxony 1704-EPH 1/12 thaler
This specimen was lot 1218 in Stephen Album sale 32 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2018), where it sold for $141. The catalog description noted, "SAXONY: Frederick Augustus I, 1694-1733, AR 1/12 thaler, 1704, mintmaster EPH, PCGS graded MS62, ex Don Erickson Collection." This type was struck 1701-09 and is fairly common. We also note a 1/48 thaler (KM 703), a 1/24 thaler (KM 682), a 1/6 thaler (KM 722) and a 1/3 thaler (KM 723).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-683.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 32, featuring the Don Erickson Collection of German Coins, Part II and the Hazerfans Collection of Ottoman Empire Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.