Saxony 1863-B 1/6 thaler
This specimen was lot 1134 in Stephen Album sale 30 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2018), where it sold for $99.87. The catalog description noted, "SAXONY: Johann, 1854-1873, AR 1/6 thaler, 1863-B, NGC graded MS64." This type was struck 1860-71 and is the last of the denomination before the coinage reform of 1871-73.
Recorded mintage: 589,000.
Specification: 5.34 g, .521 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-1205.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 30, featuring the George Anderson Collection of Tibetan Coins, the Dr. John W. Lund Collection of Swedish Coins and the Mike Edwards Collection, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.