Saxony 1619 thaler Dav-7597

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Sincona sale 26, lot 2799
This specimen was lot 2799 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Sachsen, Kurfürstentum, Johann Georg I. 1615-1656 Taler 1619. Dresden. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich (Germany, electorate of Saxony, John George I, 1615-56, thaler of 1619, Dresden mint. Extremely fine or better.)"
This vicariat thaler was issued on the occasion of the death of the emperor Matthias. It is slightly scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.23 g.

Catalog reference: Clauss/Kahnt 290. Schnee 838, Dav-7597, KM 119.

Source:

  • 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.
  • 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 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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