Saxony 1867-B thaler Dav-896
"DEUTSCHLAND Sachsen, ab 1806 Königreich Albertiner Johann, 1854-1873. Ausbeutevereinstaler 1867. Mmz. B. Fast FDC. (Kingdom of Saxony, John I, 1854-73, mining thaler of 1867, mintmark B. Nice uncirculated)."In addition to the regular thalers (see Dav-895) issued with the royal arms on the reverse, Saxony minted a series of mining thalers saluting the toil of the silver miners. This type was struck 1861-67 and is fairly common.
Recorded mintage: 175,000.
Specification: 18.52 g, .900 fine silver, .536 troy oz ASW, lettered edge, this specimen 18,53 g.
Catalog reference: Kahnt 471. Thun 349. Dav-896, KM 1212.
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