Prussia 1908-A 2 mark

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA sale, lot 22389
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This specimen was lot 22389 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $376. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Prussia. 2 Mark, 1908-A. NGC PROOF-64 CAMEO. Hard mirror fields with frosted cameo devices. Blast white with great eye appeal." This type was struck 1891-1912 and is common tho not so common as the commemorative KM-532.

Recorded mintage: 2,388,550.

Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, .321 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM-522.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017

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