Saxony 1832-S thaler Dav-867

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA sale, lot 20412
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This specimen was lot 20412 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $646.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Taler, 1832-S. NGC MS-63. Older Bust facing right. Very difficult type to obtain in mint state. Sharply struck with light delicate toning and strong underlying." This type was issued 1829-36 along with a much scarcer mining thaler (Dav-869).

Recorded mintage: 979,000.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, .751 troy oz ASW, lettered edge.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 435. Thun 309, Dav-867, KM 1120.

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 and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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