Saxony 1669 thaler Dav-7632
This specimen was lot 13152 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $3,819. The catalog description 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.
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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.