Saxony 1809-SGH thaler Dav-854

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale, lot 22737
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This specimen was lot 22737 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $156. The catalog description[1] 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.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]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.

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