Saxony 1630 thaler Dav-7606

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Heritage sale 3015, lot 24803
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 24803 in Heritage sale 3015 (Long Beach, September 2011), where it sold for $920. The catalog description[1] noted, "Saxony. Johann Georg I Taler 1630, AU55 NGC (jumbo holder), nicely toned with bold features, on the Centennial of the Augsburg Confession, Johann Georg facing right with sword in one hand and date 1630, legend as EXHIBITAES." In addition to this commemorative type (Dav-7605, Dav-7605A, Dav-7606), there is the regular issue of 1620-38 (Dav-7601) and a klippe (Dav-7609), all dated 1630.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 413, Dav-7606.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3015, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.

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