Saxony 1613 thaler Dav-7573

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 10355
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 10355 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $276. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Saxony-Albertine. Taler, 1613. NGC EF-45. Johann Georg I & August (1611-15). Dark toned." Saxony, one of the larger divisions of Germany and blessed with numerous silver mines, issued large numbers of thalers. This type was issued 1611-16 and is common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-7573; KM-44.


  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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