Saxony 1828-S thaler Dav-865
This specimen was lot 3746 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $246.75. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Taler, 1828-S. NGC MS-62. Dark toned. Nice strike. From the Rockaway Collection." This type of 1827-28 is fairly common. In 1828, it was accompanied by a mining thaler (Dav-866).
Recorded mintage: 609,000.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-1112, Davenport-865.
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