Saxony 1599-HB thaler Dav-9820

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from the Wildman Collection
Saxony 1599 thaler rev JK.jpg

This type was struck in 1592-1601 for dukes Christian II, Johann Georg and August of Saxony. The SCWC notes that this type was struck by the regent Friedrich Wilhelm von Saxe-Altenburg on behalf of the three young brothers shown on the obverse. Davenport has assigned number 9820 to the 1592-1600 issue and number 7557 to the 1601 issue but they are the same type. The coin is common for the era.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Davenport 9820.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.

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