Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach 1841-A thaler Dav-845

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Künker sale 293, lot 1293
This specimen was lot 1293 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €380 (about US$512 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SACHSEN, SACHSEN-WEIMAR, HERZOGTUM, AB 1741 SACHSEN-WEIMAR-EISENACH, AB 1815 GROSSHERZOGTUM, Carl Friedrich, 1828-1853. Taler 1841. Vorzüglich. (grand duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Charles Frederick, 1828-53, thaler of 1841. Extremely fine.)"
This type, tho minted only the one year, is more available than the matching double thaler (Dav-844) which was struck 1840-43 and 1848.

Recorded mintage: 203,000.

Specification: 22.27 g, .750 fine silver, .537 troy oz ASW, lettered edge, 34 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: AKS 21; Kahnt 514; Thun 384, Dav-845, KM 156.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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