Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1829-EK thaler Dav-818

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Sincona sale 6, lot 852
This specimen was lot 852 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 1,000 CHF (about US$1,231 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Herzogtum Ernst I. 1826-1844. Konventionstaler 1829, Gotha. Kl. Kr. und kl. Rdf. Vorzüglich. (Duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Ernest I, 1826-44, convention thaler of 1829, Gotha mint. Minor rim nicks, extremely fine.)"
Altho some of the nineteenth century thalers of this duchy are reasonably available, this one is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver; this specimen is 28,03 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 488, Thun 359, Dav. 818, KM C99a.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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