Saxony 1809-SGH thaler Dav-854
This specimen was lot 22737 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $156. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Taler, 1809-SGH. PCGS AU-58 Secure Holder. Light adjustment marks on obverse, good strike with light attractive tone and strong underlying luster." This type was issued 1807-17 along with a mining thaler (Dav-855). It is common.
Recorded mintage: 563,000.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-1059.1, Dav-854.
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- 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.