Saxe-Weissenfels 1701 thaler Dav-7664

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Jean Elsen sale 117, lot 1699
Saxe-Weissenfels 1701 thaler rev JElsen 117-1699.jpg
This specimen was lot 1699 in Jean Elsen sale 117 (Brussels, June 2013), where it sold for €3,400 (about US$5,361 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, SAXE-WEISSENFELS, Johann Georg (1697-1712), AR Taler, 1701, Klippe. Tir du Carnaval de Weissenfels. Droit: SCHIESSEN BEY DEM CARNEVAL AUF DER NEUEN AUGUSTUSB z WF Deux écus posés sur un rameau et une palme, sous une couronne. La date M-D-C-CI dans les angles. Revers: Etoile entourée du ruban de l'Ordre de l'Eléphant. Très Rare. Très Beau. (Germany, Saxe-Weissenfels, John George (1697-1712), silver thaler of 1701, klippe, on the Weissenfels shooting festival. Obverse: two shields over a palm branch, crown above, date in the angles; reverse: star, Order of the Elephant around. Very rare, very fine.)"
Davenport lists this rare type for 1699 and 1700 but not 1701.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 21.51 g.

Catalog reference: KM 25, Dav-7664, Mers-2332; Schnee, 1112.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 117: Collection Jean-Jacques Symoens, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses fils, S.A., 2013.

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