1772, Saxony, Frederick Augustus I. Beautiful Large Silver Thaler Coin. aXF!
Mint Year: 1772 Mint Place: Dresden Denomination: Thaler Mint Master: Ernst Dietrich Croll (E.D.C.) Reference: Davenport 2690, Schnee 1073, Buck 141f, KM-992.1. Condition: Light marginal weight-adjusting marks, minor toning spots, otherwise about XF! Weight: 27.91gm Diameter: 40mm Material: Silver 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 (E.D.C.) and date (1772) 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.