Saxony 1644-CR thaler Dav-7612

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Ponterio sale 173, lot 1289
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC
Saxony in 1648

This specimen was lot 1289 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $470. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. Taler, 1644-CR. PCGS AU-53. Johann Georg I (1615-56)." This coin was issued by the elector of Saxony in 1638-56 and is one of the common thalers of the seventeenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-7612; KM-425; Schmee-879.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., German Secular Talers, 1600-1700, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1976.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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