Saxony 1543 thaler Dav-9735

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1161
This specimen was lot 1161 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,098 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SACHSEN, KURFÜRSTENTUM Johann Friedrich der Großmütige und Moritz, 1541-1547. Taler 1543, Buchholz. Attraktives sehr schönes Exemplar. (Electorate of Saxony, John Frederick the Magnanimous and Maurice, 1541-47, thaler of 1543, Buchholz mint. Attractive very fine.)"
This type of 1543-46 is common and very similar to Dav-9736.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.94 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-9735; Schnee 117 leicht var.

Source:

  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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