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v11_2209 - GERMANY - FREE CITY OF FRANKFURT 2 florins 1847 Francfort

GERMANY - FREE CITY OF FRANKFURT 2 florins 1847 Francfort AU
MONNAIES 11 (2002)
Starting price : 228.67 €
Estimate : 381.12 €
unsold lot
Type : 2 florins
Date: 1847
Mint name / Town : Francfort
Quantity minted : 215030
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 35 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 21,18 g.
Edge : inscrite en creux à l’aide de carrés
Coments on the condition:
Superbe exemplaire avec deux petites griffes et d’infimes marques de manipulation. Rayure sous la date. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Ce thaler vient d’une vente Peus


Obverse legend : FREIE STADT - FRANKFURT.
Obverse description : Aigle couronnée de face, les ailes déployées.
Obverse translation : (Ville libre de Francfort).


Reverse legend : 2/ GULDEN/ 1847.
Reverse description : en trois lignes entre deux branches de chêne.
Reverse translation : (2 florins).

Historical background


Frankfort was the electoral capital of the Empire. It had obtained the right to mint coins in 1428. A free city, it was absorbed into the Confederation of the Rhine by Napoleon in 1806. Once again a free city after the Congress of Vienna in 1815 as part of the German Confederation, it was integrated into the Prussia after the Austrian defeat at Sadowa in 1866.

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