Saxony 1860-B thaler Dav-892
This specimen was lot 22412 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $235. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Mining Taler, 1860-B. NGC MS-63. Sharply struck with frosty luster and quite attractive." This mining thaler of 1858-61 is fairly common.
Recorded mintage: 298,000.
Specification: 18.52 g, .900 fine silver, .535 troy oz ASW, lettered edge.
Catalog reference: Dav-892, KM-1199.
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- 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.