Germany, Mecklenburg, Albrecht VII (1503-1547), silver Groschen – MS 62

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Germany, Mecklenburg, Albrecht VII (1503-1547), silver Groschen, 1528, Güstrow mint, coat of arms. Rev. Long cross fleurée with voided lozenge at center; coats of arms in quarters of Schwerin, Rostock,…
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Description

Germany, Mecklenburg, Albrecht VII (1503-1547), silver Groschen, 1528, Güstrow mint, coat of arms. Rev. Long cross fleurée with voided lozenge at center; coats of arms in quarters of Schwerin, Rostock, Stargard und Werle, 2.16g (Kunzel 64; Sch. 2119).

In NGC holder graded MS 62. Finest known in NGC census.

This coin showcases the traditional symbol of Mecklenburg, the grinning steer’s head. It represents what early inhabitants of Mecklenburg would wear into battle and instill fear in the enemy.

Specification

Period 1503 - 1547
Date 1528
Coin Group

World

Denomination

Groschen

Country

Germany

Coin House

States, Cities, Issuers

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Güstrow

Weight 2.16 g

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