2 Pfennige - Bernhard II

Features

Issuer Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen (German states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1860-1866
Value 2 Pfennige (1⁄120)
Currency Thaler (1680-1870)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.39 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 16070
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 171
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned Crest

Script: Latin

Lettering: HERZOGTHUM SACHSEN MEININGEN

Translation: Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen

Reverse

Value, Date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
SCHEIDEMÜNZE
2
PFENNIGE
1863

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Saxe-Meiningen (/ˈsæks ˈmaɪnɪŋən/; German pronunciation: [ˈzaksən ˈmaɪnɪŋən]) was one of the Saxon duchies held by the Ernestine line of the Wettin dynasty, located in the southwest of the present-day German state of Thuringia.

Established in 1681, by the partition of the Ernestine duchy of Saxe-Gotha among the seven sons of deceased Duke Ernst der Fromme (Ernest the Pious), the Saxe-Meiningen line of the House of Wettin lasted until the end of the German monarchies in 1918.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1860  361 200 $ 9.30 25%
1862  357 480 24%
1863  120 000 $ 4.90 35%
1864  480 000 3%
1865  240 000 $ 1.60 $ 10 30%
1866  480 000 9%

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