Saxony 1701-IGH 2/3 thaler

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Sincona sale 38, lot 3324
This specimen was lot 3324 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Sachsen, Kurfürstentum, Friedrich August I. 1694-1733 2/3 Taler 1701 (aus 1700). Dresden. Vorzüglich-FDC. Überdurchschnittliche Erhaltung. (Germany, electorate of Saxony, Frederick August I, 1694-1733, two-thirds thaler of 1701/0, Dresden mint. Extremely fine-uncirculated. Better than average.)"
This type of 1701-05 is fairly common altho the overdate is not listed in the SCWC. Frederick Augustus was also king of Poland.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 17.48 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 119. Dav-819; KM 685.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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