Saxe-Alt-Weimar 1582 thaler Dav-9770

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Jean Elsen sale 117, lot 1696
Saxe-Old Weimar 1582 thaler rev JElsen 117-1696.jpg
This specimen was lot 1696 in Jean Elsen sale 117 (Brussels, June 2013), where it sold for €140 (about US$221 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, SAXE-ALT WEIMAR, Friedrich Wilhelm et Johann (1573-1603), AR Taler, 1582, Saalfeld. Droit: B. cuirassé de Friedrich Wilhelm de face, tête à droite, vêtu d'un manteau, accosté de la date. Six écus sur le tour. Revers: B. cuirassé de Johann de face, tête à gauche, vêtu d'un manteau. Six écus sur le tour. presque Très Beau. (Germany, Saxe-Old Weimar, Frederick William and John (1573-1603), silver thaler of 1582, Saalfeld mint. Obverse: mantled facing bust of Frederick William, head to right, dividing the date, six shields around; reverse: facing mantled and armored bust of John, head to left, six shields around. About very fine.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-9770, Schnee, 238.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 117: Collection Jean-Jacques Symoens, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses fils, S.A., 2013.

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