Reuss-Obergreiz 1892-A 2 mark
"Reuss, Ältere Linie (-Greiz), Fürstentum, Heinrich XXII. 1859-1902. 2 Mark 1892 A, Berlin. Vorzüglich. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, principality of Reuss-Greiz, Henry XXII, 1859-1902, two mark of 1892, Berlin mint. Extremely fine, Attractive patina.)"Reuss was one of the splinter states of Saxon Thuringia and itself underwent several divisions. Many rulers were named Heinrich and several lines consolidated their numbering, resulting in this prince becoming Heinrich the twenty-second. Reuss-Obergreiz issued a few coins on the unified empire standard before falling extinct in 1902.
Recorded mintage: 10,000 plus proofs.
Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, the second specimen 11.11 g.
Catalog reference: J. 117, KM-127.
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