2 Øre - Christian IX

2 Øre - Christian IX - obverse2 Øre - Christian IX - reverse

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Features

Issuer Denmark
King Christian IX (1863-1906)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1874-1906
Value 2 Øre (0.02 DKK)
Currency Krone (1873-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 March 1973
Number N# 4140
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 793
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 Christian IX monogram (the king of Denmark from 1863 to 1906) with the date below to the left, and the mint master's initials and mintmark to the right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
C IX
1889
CS

Reverse

Denomination above porpoise and barley ear

Script: Latin

Lettering: 2 ØRE

Edge

Smooth

2 Øre - Christian IX -  obverse

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Mint

Royal Danish Mint (Den Kongelige Mønt), Copenhagen, Denmark (1739-date)
Mintmark of Royal Danish Mint

Comments

Depending on the date of the coin the mint master initials are different.
CS - Dederik Christian Andreas Suedsen.  Mint master between 1869-1893.
VBP - Vilhelm Burchard Pooulsen. Mint master between 1893-1918.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1874 ♥ CS 8 828 000 $ 1.80 $ 1.80 $ 2.70 $ 2.70 $ 2.70 41% KM#793.1
1875 ♥ CS 2 817 000 $ 1.10 $ 1.10 $ 5.00 $ 5.00 16% KM#793.1
1876 ♥ CS 231 000 3% KM#793.1
1880 ♥ CS 1 012 000 $ 12 $ 12 $ 12 8% KM#793.1
1881 ♥ CS 1 484 000 $ 3.10 $ 5.60 10% KM#793.1
1883 ♥ CS 1 990 000 $ 1.50 $ 1.50 $ 5.20 $ 9.30 13% KM#793.1
1886 ♥ CS 1 493 000 $ 2.60 $ 6.30 $ 9.40 9% KM#793.1
1887 ♥ CS $ 43 3% KM#793.1
1889 ♥ CS 1 993 000 $ 0.84 $ 3.10 $ 4.50 13% KM#793.1 overdate variety exists
1891 ♥ CS 1 903 000 $ 1.20 $ 2.60 $ 3.50 14% KM#793.1
1892 ♥ CS 573 000 $ 45 $ 45 4% KM#793.1
1894 ♥ VBP 2 486 000 $ 0.69 $ 2.10 $ 3.10 $ 6.40 $ 6.40 17% KM#793.2
1897 ♥ VBP 2 479 000 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 3.10 18% KM#793.2
1899 ♥ VBP 2 504 000 $ 0.99 $ 1.00 $ 2.10 $ 2.20 $ 2.50 $ 3.50 18% KM#793.2
1902 ♥ VBP 3 502 000 $ 1.20 $ 2.50 $ 2.50 $ 2.50 $ 4.70 24% KM#793.2 overdate variety exists
1906 ♥ VBP 2 498 000 $ 2.30 $ 2.30 $ 7.70 11% KM#793.2

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Øre - Christian IX
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Auction 57
Lot 2392
Internet Archive
Mar 19, 2022 1874 ♥ CS – KM#793.1 XF USD 5.24
(EUR 5.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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