Saxony 1562 thaler Dav-9793

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1167
This specimen was lot 1167 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €550 (about US$711 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SACHSEN, KURFÜRSTENTUM August, 1553-1586. Taler 1562, Schneeberg. Sehr schön. (Electorate of Saxony, August I, 1553-86, thaler of 1562, Schneberg mint, very fine.)"
This type of 1553-71 is common but the design is peculiar to this mint.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-9793; Schnee 707.

Source:

  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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