Nassau 1860-Z thaler Dav-747
"ALLEMAGNE, NASSAU, Adolph (1839-1866), AR Vereinstaler, 1860, presque Superbe. (Germany, Nassau, Adolf (1839-66), silver vereinsthaler of 1860, nearly extremely fine)"This type of 1859-60 has a low mintage but is not rare, suggesting that it was extensively saved. The duchy was annexed to Prussia in 1866 and her coinage ceased.
Recorded mintage: 30,000.
Specification: 18.52 g, .900 fine silver.
Catalog reference: J-60; A.K.S., 63; Thun, 234; Dav-747, KM 1091.
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