1064512 | GERMAN STATES. Saxony-Albertine. Johann Georg II. 1661 acorn AR 3 Taler. NGC MS61.
By Constantin Rothe (Mintmaster). Dresden. 87.18gm. PRO FIDE ET PATRI. Obelisk between an open bible under heavenly crown, and crossed wreathed swords under a kurhut; radiant sun above /
Inscription. KM 497; Dav.-LS400 (2 Taler); Schnee 911; cf. Merseburger 2651 (same); Unlisted in Vogel Collection.
Grundsteinlegung commemorative, struck to commemorate the laying of the foundation stone for the chapel in Moritzburg castle. The chapel was designed by Wolf Kaspar von Klengel who was also the architect behind the Semperoper in Dresden. Attractive cabinet patina; extremely rare in this quality.
Ex Paramount Collection. Housed in an oversized holder.
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