Prussia 1892-A 2 mark
This specimen was lot 33897 in Heritage sale 3076 (Long Beach, CA, September 2019), where it sold for $516. The catalog description noted, "German States: Prussia. Wilhelm II 2 Mark 1892-A MS62 NGC, Berlin mint. An especially low-mintage date within the series, seldom found in Mint State with none seen finer at NGC--the next highest being a mere VF." This type was struck 1891-1912. It is common altho this is a rare date.
Recorded mintage: 181,713 + proofs.
Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 522.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano and Warren Tucker, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3076, featuring the Allen Moretti Swiss Collection and the James Mossman Collection of Canadian Coinage, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.