Saxony 1669 thaler Dav-7632

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 13152
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC
Saxony in 1648

This specimen was lot 13152 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $3,819. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Taler, 1669. NGC AU-58. Johann Georg II (1656-80). One small edge flaw. Dark toned." Other thalers exist for 1669 (Dav-7615). This type commemorates the birth of Johann Georg IV, who ruled 1691-94.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-7632; KM-528.


  • 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 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.

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