Saxony 1786-IEC thaler Dav-2695
This specimen was lot 22744 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $180. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxony-Albertine. Taler, 1786-IEC. Friedrich August III (1763-1806). PCGS Genuine--Cleaned, Unc Details Secure Holder. Nicely struck with soft satin luster." This type is listed for 1780-90 and is common.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-992.2, Dav-2695.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.