Saxe-Coburg-Eisenach 1583 thaler Dav-9756
"Sachsen-Coburg-Eisenach, Herzogtum, Johann Kasimir und Johann Ernst II. 1572-1633 Taler 1583. Saalfeld. Sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Eisenach, John Casimir and John Ernest II, 1572-1633, thaler of 1583, Saalfeld mint. Very fine.)"The duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Eisenach was one of the endless reshuffles of the Saxon duchies and likely lasted only for this set of brothers. This issue could equally be filed under Saxe-Gotha and Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. This type is listed for 1577-86.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 29.12 g.
Catalog reference: Schnee 170, Dav-9756.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.