Saxony 1753-FWoF 1/24 thaler
"Sachsen, 1547 Kurfürstentum, Albertiner, Friedrich August II. 1733-1763 Groschen (1/24 Taler) 1753. Dresden. Selten in dieser Erhaltung. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. FDC. NGC MS64. (Germany, electorate of Saxony, Frederick August II, 1733-63, groschen of 1753, Dresden mint. Rare in this condition, Cabinet piece, Brilliant uncirculated.)"This type was struck 1734-60 from billon (debased silver). We don't know the weight but it almost certainly was not the 42.94 g stated in the Sincona catalog.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: billon, this specimen 42.94 g (sic).
Catalog reference: KM 884, Kahnt 580. Kohl 494.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.