2 Mariengroschen - Georg Wilhelm

2 Mariengroschen - Georg Wilhelm -  obverse2 Mariengroschen - Georg Wilhelm -  reverse

© Alexandr Prokofyev

Features

Issuer Brunswick-Lüneburg-Calenberg (German states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1649-1661
Value 2 Mariengroschen (1⁄18)
Currency Thaler
Composition Silver
Weight 1.26 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Thickness 0.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 204332
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 51,
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.
Welter# 1615
Gerhard Welter; 1978. Die Münzen der Welfen seit Heinrich dem Löwen. Klinkhardt und Biermann, Brunswick, Germany.

Obverse

Crowned monogram of Georg Wilhelm, legend surrounding.

Lettering:
F ·BR:LU:LANDT ·MUNTZ · 1655
GW

Reverse

3-line central inscription with denomination, legend with rosette at top surrounding.

Lettering:
.II.
MARI
·GR:
VON · FEINEM · SILBER

Edge

Plain

Mint

Zellerfeld, modern-day Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Comments

Dies alignment is not regular. The alignment for the coin at the main photo is about ↑→.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1649 
1650 
1651 
1652 
1653 
1654 
1655 
1656 
1657 
1659 
1661 

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