Hamburg 1902-J 2 mark

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3423
This specimen was lot 3423 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 350 CHF (about US$420 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Hamburg, Hansestadt, 2 Mark 1902 J. Hamburg. Polierte Platte. FDC. NGC PF 64. (free city of Hamburg, two mark of 1902, Hamburg mint. Choice Proof.)"
This type is common and was struck 1892-1914. The Hamburg mint is still in operation, striking coins for the Federal Republic of Germany.

Recorded mintage: 778,880 plus proofs, a common date.

Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, reeded edge, this specimen 11.09 g.

Catalog reference: J. 63. KM 612.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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