Anhalt-Bernburg 1855-A thaler Dav-504
"DEUTSCHLAND Anhalt-Bernburg, Herzogtum Alexander Karl, 1834-1863. Ausbeutetaler 1855. Kl. Kr. Vorzüglich. (Duchy of Anhalt-Bernburg, Alexander Charles, 1834-63, mining thaler of 1855, cleaned, extremely fine.)"This type is recorded for 1846-55 and is common. Mining thalers were designed to encourage the efforts of the local miners to make the lord rich.
Recorded mintage: 20,000.
Specification: 22.27 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 22,29 g.
Catalog reference: Kahnt 4. Thun 3, Dav-504, KM 64.
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