1787, Saxony, Frederick Augustus I. Large Silver Thaler Coin.
Mint year: 1787
Mint Place: Dresden
Reference: Davenport 2695, KM-992.2.
Mint Master: Johann Ernst Croll (I.E.C.)
Obverse: Bust of Frederick Augustus III (as Elector of Saxony) right.
Legend: FRID : AVGVST : D : G : DUX SAX : ELECTOR
Reverse: Ducal cap on oval arms of Saxony, flanked by olive sprays. Mint master’s initials (I.E.C.) and date (1787) below.
Legend: X . EINE – MARCK F:
Frederick Augustus I (full name: Frederick Augustus Joseph Maria Anton Johann Nepomuk Aloys Xavier) (German: Friedrich August I.; b. Dresden, 23 December 1750 – d. Dresden, 5 May 1827) was King of Saxony (1805-1827) from the House of Wettin. He was also Elector Frederick Augustus III (Friedrich August III.) of Saxony (1763-1806) and Duke Frederick Augustus I (Polish: Fryderyk August I) of Warsaw (1807-1813). The Augustusplatz in Leipzig is named after him.