1616-WA. Saxe-Gotha. Johann Casimir & Johann Ernst Taler. DAV-7429. KM-17. Bright multicolored tone frames the centers with a strong strike further aiding the overall eye-appeal. A magnificent representative of the type that is likely unsurpassed in visual appearance. Accompanied with an old collector's ticket. Ex. New Netherlands Coin Company. NGC MS-63★. Stunning Coin.
1623 GA. Saxe-Middle-Weimar. Johann Ernst (1622-1626) and his 5 brothers Taler. Mintmaster: Gabriel Andrae. DAV-7532. Schnee 353, Koppe 220, Slg. Mers. 3844. Known as the "Pallas Taler" for the standing Pallas Athene dominating the obverse. Obv: Standing Pallas with flagpole and escutcheon, left the field with a laurel wreath. Rev: Crest. A choice example with lovely patination and mint luster. This design has a classical appeal featuring a standing figure of Pallas. NGC MS-62.