Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1870-B thaler Dav-826
"DEUTSCHLAND Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Herzogtum Ernst II. 1844-1893. Vereinstaler 1870, Dresden. Sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Ernest II, 1844-93, union thaler of 1870, Dresden mint, very fine.)"This type was issued 1862, 1864 and 1870 and is the most affordable thaler from this locale.
Recorded mintage: 22,000.
Specification: 18.52 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 19,39 g.
Catalog reference: Kahnt 496. Thun 369, Dav-826, KM C121.
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