Saxony 1825-S thaler Dav-862

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Künker sale 293, lot 1254
This specimen was lot 1254 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €550 (about US$741 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SACHSEN, KÖNIGREICH, Friedrich August I. 1806-1827. Konv.-Taler 1825, S. Ausbeute. Vorzüglich +. (kingdom of Saxony, Frederick Augustus I, 1806-27, convention thaler of 1825, for the mines. Extremely fine or better.)"
This mining thaler was minted 1824-27 and is fairly common. The obverse photo in the SCWC is incorrect. Thalers were struck to the convention standard until 1839.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: AKS 31; Kahnt 428; Thun 304, Dav-862, KM 1097.


  • 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.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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