Nassau 1844 3 kreuzer
This specimen was lot 1193 in Stephen Album sale 32 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2018), where it sold for $176.25. The catalog description noted, "NASSAU: AR 3 kreuzer, 1844, PCGS graded MS66, ex Don Erickson Collection." The duke of Nassau issued substantial numbers of three kreuzer up until 1863. This type was struck 1841-48, 1853-55. In 1866, the duchy was swallowed up by Prussia and the coinage ended, tho one branch of the family now occupies the throne of the Netherlands.
Recorded mintage: 56,350.
Specification: 1.29 g, .333 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-61.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 32, featuring the Don Erickson Collection of German Coins, Part II and the Hazerfans Collection of Ottoman Empire Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.