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[[Image:Hesse S43-3250.jpg|550px|thumb|Sincona sale 43, 3250]]
 
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This specimen was lot 3250 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 400 CHF (about US$477 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''Hessen, Grossherzogtum, Ernst Ludwig, 1892-1918 20 Mark 1906 A. Berlin. Fast vorzüglich.'' (grand duchy of Hesse, Ernest Louis, 1892-1918, twenty mark of 1906, Berlin mint. About extremely fine.)"</blockquote> This type was struck 1905-11 at the Berlin mint and is rather scarce in circulated condition. Ernest Louis was the last grand duke of Hesse, abdicating upon the collapse of the German Empire in 1918.
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This specimen was lot 3250 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 400 CHF (about US$477 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''Hessen, Grossherzogtum, Ernst Ludwig, 1892-1918 20 Mark 1906 A. Berlin. Fast vorzüglich.'' ([[Germany]], grand duchy of Hesse, Ernest Louis, 1892-1918, twenty mark of 1906, Berlin mint. About extremely fine.)"</blockquote> This type was struck 1905-11 at the Berlin mint and is rather scarce in circulated condition. Ernest Louis was the last grand duke of Hesse, abdicating upon the collapse of the German Empire in 1918.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 85,000 plus 199 proofs.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 85,000 plus 199 proofs.
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''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
 
* Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, ''Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed.,'' Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
 
* Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, ''Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed.,'' Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Richter, Jürg, ''Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals,'' Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.  
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Richter, Jürg, ''Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals,'' Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.  
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* [[Saxony 1906-E 10 mark]]
 
* [[Saxony 1906-E 10 mark]]
 
* [[Hesse 1910-A 3 mark|1910 3 mark]]
 
* [[Hesse 1910-A 3 mark|1910 3 mark]]
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* [[Hesse 1911-A 20 mark|1911 20 mark]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1906]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1906]]
 
* return to coinage of [[German States, Hesse-Darmstadt|Hesse]]
 
* return to coinage of [[German States, Hesse-Darmstadt|Hesse]]
  
 
[[Category:Selections from Sincona sale 41, 42, 43, 44, 45]]
 
[[Category:Selections from Sincona sale 41, 42, 43, 44, 45]]

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Sincona sale 43, 3250
This specimen was lot 3250 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 400 CHF (about US$477 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Hessen, Grossherzogtum, Ernst Ludwig, 1892-1918 20 Mark 1906 A. Berlin. Fast vorzüglich. (Germany, grand duchy of Hesse, Ernest Louis, 1892-1918, twenty mark of 1906, Berlin mint. About extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1905-11 at the Berlin mint and is rather scarce in circulated condition. Ernest Louis was the last grand duke of Hesse, abdicating upon the collapse of the German Empire in 1918.

Recorded mintage: 85,000 plus 199 proofs.

Specification: 7.96 g, .900 fine gold, .230 troy oz AGW, this specimen 7.95 g.

Catalog reference: J. 226. Fr-3795, KM 374.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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