Saxony 1611 thaler Dav-7569
This specimen was lot 3736 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $205.63. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Albertine Line. Taler, 1611. Christian II, Johann Georg I & August (1591-1611). NGC VF Details--Mount Removed. Struck to commemorate the death of Christian II. Once cleaned surfaces, now retoning with some blue highlights. From the Rockaway Collection." This commemorative is rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-7569; KM-43; Schnee-777.
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- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.