Anhalt-Dessau 1693-IEG thaler Dav-6010
"GERMANY, Anhalt-Dessau, Herzogtum, Johann Georg II. 1660-1693. Taler 1693, Dessau (?). Fast vorzüglich. Übliche Prägeschwäche. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, duchy of Anhalt-Dessau, John George II, 1660-93, thaler of 1693, Dessau mint. About extremely fine, Usual weak strike, Attractive patina.)"This is the first thaler we have located for this state in the seventeenth century. Gulden (2/3 thaler) are fairly common but thalers are rare. This type is listed for 1692-93 in KM 6.1 (long palms) and KM 6.2 (short palms, shown here).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 29.04 g.
Catalog reference: Mann 880 b. Dav-6010, KM 6.1 (long palms), 6.2 (short palms).
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.