2 Pfennige - Johann

2 Pfennige - Johann -  obverse2 Pfennige - Johann -  reverse

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Issuer Kingdom of Saxony (Albertinian Line) (German states)
King Johann I (1854-1873)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1855-1859
Value 2 Pfennige (1/150)
Currency Thaler (1806-1873)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.10 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15963
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 1185,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
AKS# 152
Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber; 2020. Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute (35th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.


Crowned Saxony Crest

Lettering: K.S. S.M.

Kingdom of Saxony
Small coin (change)


Value above date. Mint F below





2 Pfennig coins of Saxony Kingdom were minted in 1855 and 1856 as 1/100 Thaler with a size of 20 mm and a weight of 3.3 gr.
In 1859 and 1861 these coins were minted as 1/112 Thaler with a size of 19 mm and a weight of 3.0 gr.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1855 F 535 575 31% Diameter 20 mm weight 3.3 gr.
1856 F 2 181 535 $ 3.97 $ 4.29 $ 9.10 46% Diameter 20 mm weight 3.3 gr.
1859 F 1 102 688 $ 5.17 $ 5.17 40% Diameter 19 mm weight 3.0 gr.

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