3 Groschen - Elizaveta


Country Russian occupation of Eastern Prussia
(German states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1759-1761
Value 3 Groschen (0.1)
Currency Thaler (1759-1762)
Composition Silver (.288)
Weight 1.56 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 289,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
C# 44a,
Coins of the World, 1750-1850
by William D. Craig
(Whitman Publishing)
Schön DM# 38,
Deutscher Münzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Olding# 456,
​"Die Münzen Friedrichs des Grossen", 2006 ​and ​"Die Münzen des Königreichs Preussen von 1786-1873", 2014 ​
by Manfred Olding
(​Gietl Verlag)
Schr# 1915
Brandenburg-Fränkisches Münzwesen
by Friedrich Freiherr von Schrötter
(Halle, Riechmann)


Bust of Empress Elizabeth.

Lettering: ELISAB: I: D: G: IMP: TOT: RUSS

Translation: By God's Grace (acronym) Elizabeth, Empress and Autocrat of All Russia (acronym)


Eagle, value, date.





Königsberg Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1759  36,972
1760  Large date
1760  Small date
1761  1,050,000

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