Anhalt 1876-A 2 mark
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"DEUTSCHLAND | Empire | Anhalt, Herzogtum, Friedrich I. 1871-1904. 2 Mark 1876 A, Berlin. Sehr schön. Patina. (Germany, duchy of Anhalt, Frederick I, 1871-1904, two mark of 1876, Berlin mint. Very fine, Patina.)"This type was struck 1876 only and is fairly scarce. It is listed in the SCWC under "Anhalt-Dessau" but as the other branches of Anhalt, Anhalt-Bernberg and Anhalt-Cothen, had gone extinct by 1863, the title on the coin is simply "HERZOG V. ANHALT."
Recorded mintage: 200,000.
Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, 28 mm diameter, this specimen 11.03 g.
Catalog reference: KM 22, J. 19.
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- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 57: World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.