Oldenburg 1874-B 10 mark

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Künker sale 294, lot 4104
This specimen was lot 4104 in Künker sale 294 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €4,000 (about US$5,391 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"REICHSGOLDMÜNZEN, OLDENBURG, Nicolaus Friedrich Peter, 1853-1900. 10 Mark 1874. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (unified gold coinage, grand duchy of Oldenburg, Nicholas Frederick Peter, 1853-1900, ten mark of 1874. Very fine to extremely fine.)"
This rare type is the only gold issue of this windswept state under the Wilhelmine empire.

Recorded mintage: 15,000 + proofs.

Specification: 3.98 g, .900 fine gold, .115 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 200, J. 241.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 294: Goldprägungen | Deutsche Münzen ab 1871 | Russische Münzen und Medaillen, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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