Saxony 1609-HR thaler Dav-7566
This specimen was lot 30505 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $1,145.63. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Taler, 1609-HR. Christian II, Johann Georg I & August (1591-1611). NGC MS-63. Toned with strong luster in legends and around devices." The SCWC notes this type for 1604-11.
Recorded mintage: unknown but fairly common.
Catalog reference: Keilitz/Kahnt 235, Schnee 770, Dav-7566, KM 24.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., German Secular Talers, 1600-1700, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1976.
- Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.