Anhalt 1904-A 2 mark

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Sincona sale 47, lot 1519
This specimen was lot 1519 in Sincona sale 47 (Zurich, May 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"GERMANY, Empire, Anhalt, Herzogtum, Friedrich II. 1904-1914. 2 Mark 1904 A, Berlin. Zum Regierungsantritt. Fast FDC. Herrliche Patina. (Germany, duchy of Anhalt, Frederick II, 1904-14, two mark of 1904, Berlin mint, on his coronation. About uncirculated, Most attractive patina.)"
This type was issued 1901 and 1904 and is expensive. It was accompanied by a gold 20 mark (KM 28).

Recorded mintage: 50,000 + proofs.

Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, 28 mm diameter, this specimen 11.09 g.

Catalog reference: J. 22, KM 27.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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