Oldenburg 1900-A 2 mark

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3342
Oldenburg in 1942
This specimen was lot 3342 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$302 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Oldenburg, Grossherzogtum, Friedrich August, 1900-1918. 2 Mark 1900 A, Berlin. Sehr schön. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, grand duchy of Oldenburg, Frederick August, 1900-18, two mark of 1900, Berlin mint. Very fine, Attractive patina.)"
This issue is rare in proof and uncirculated.

Recorded mintage: 50,000 plus 170 proofs.

Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, 27 mm diameter, this specimen 11.06 g.

Catalog reference: J. 94, KM 202.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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