Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1869-B thaler Dav-827
"ALLEMAGNE, SAXE-COBOURG-GOTHA, Ernst II (1844-1893), AR Taler, 1869 B, 25e anniversaire de règne. Très Beau. (Germany, duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Ernest II (1844-93), silver thaler of 1869, on the 25th anniversary of his reign, very fine.)"This product of the Dresden mint was issued 1869 only and is an affordable thaler from this locale. Duke Ernst was the older brother of prince Albert, husband to queen Victoria.
Recorded mintage: 6,000.
Specification: 18.52 g, .900 fine silver.
Catalog reference: J., 298; A.K.S., 117; Thun, 370, Dav-827, KM 152 (formerly KM C122).
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