Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1911-A 2 mark

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3525
This specimen was lot 3525 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 12,000 CHF (about US$14,392 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Carl Eduard, 1900-1918 2 Mark 1911 A. Berlin Zur Taufe des Erbprinzen. Sehr selten. Nur 100 Exemplare geprägt. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. FDC. NGC MS 64. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Charles Edward, 1900-18, two mark of 1911, Berlin, for the crown prince. Very rare. Only 100 pieces struck. Cabinet piece. Brilliant uncirculated. Attractive patina.)"
This type was struck in 1905 and 1911. The 1905 is scarce and the 1911 is rare.

Recorded mintage: 100 proofs.

Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver, reeded edge, this specimen 11.10 g.

Catalog reference: J. 147, KM 166.

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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