Hesse 1906-A 20 mark
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"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.)"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: limonite.
Specification: 7.96 g, .900 fine gold, .230 troy oz AGW, this specimen 7.95 g.
Catalog reference: J. 226. Fr-3795, KM 374.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- 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.
- Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.