Saxony 1902-E 2 mark KM-1255
This specimen was lot 22724 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $110. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. 2 Mark, 1902-E. Muldenhutten Mint. PCGS MS-65 Secure Holder. Struck to commemorate the death of Albert. An eye catching Gem representative with olive, copper and faint mauve toning mixed over both sides." The bust used on this death commemorative is the same used on the regular issue of 1891-1902 (KM 1245).
Recorded mintage: 167,625 plus a 250 proofs.
Specification: 11.11 g, .900 fine silver.
Catalog reference: J. 127; A.K.S. 174, KM-1255.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.