Saxony 1829-S thaler Dav-867

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Sincona sale 33, lot 2405
This specimen was lot 2405 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 150 CHF (about US$178 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Sachsen, ab 1806 Königreich | Albertiner. Anton, 1827-1836 Konventionstaler 1829. Dresden. Vorzüglich-gutes vorzüglich. Kleine Kratzer. (kingdom of Saxony, Anthony, 1827-36, convention thaler of 1829, Dresden mint. Extremely fine-good extremely fine, Minor scratches.)"
Three thalers were issued in Saxony in 1829, of which this is the most common. This type was issued 1829-36.

Recorded mintage: 534,000.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 28.00 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 436. Thun 310, KM 1120, Davenport-867.

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]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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