Saxony 1690-IK 2/3 thaler

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Stack's Bowers 2019 Collector's Choice sale, lot 71438
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This specimen was lot 71438, in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $360. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. 2/3 Taler (Gulden), 1690-IK. Dresden Mint. Johann Georg III. NGC MS-63. A highly attractive and rather choice specimen, this lustrous example yields some pleasing underlying luster along with a handsome strike and extensive cabinet toning." This type was struck 1680-91 and is fairly common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM-571; Dav-810.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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