Saxony 1567-FF thaler Dav-9800

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Sincona sale 23, lot 2206
This specimen was lot 2206 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 500 CHF (about US$628 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Sachsen, Herzogtum, ab 1547 Kurfürstentum, August, 1553-1586 Taler 1567. Dresden Auf die Einnahme von Gotha. Gutes sehr schön. (Germany, electorate of Saxony, Augustus I (1553-86), thaler of 1567, Dresden mint, on the siege of Gotha. Good very fine.)"
This type is accompanied by a klippe thaler and a double thaler, both rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.88 g.

Catalog reference: Keilitz/Kahnt 61. Schnee 717, Dav-9800.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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