Saxony 1522 thaler Dav-9710
This specimen was lot 1386 in Stephen Album sale 27 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2017), where it sold for $2,350. The catalog description noted, "SAXE-ERNESTINE LINE: Friedrich III der Weise, 1486-1525, AR dicker guldengroschen, Annaberg, 1522. portraying his brother and successor Johann I (der Beständige) on the reverse, VF, RR, ex Hans Mondorf Collection." Davenport notes that this rare type comes dated 1522-23.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 30.07 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-9710, KM-MB135.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 27, featuring the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, Part VI, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2016.