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Lot 30539


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30539
Date 1390-96
Country German States
Service Catalog # 661000
Denomination 1GG
Description Mainz-Archbishopric. Konrad II von Weinsberg (1390-96) Goldgulden 1391-94, Bingen mint, Fr-1613 (erroneously illustrated in Friedberg under the listing of Fr-1611), AU55 NGC. Obv. COR?D' ? ?R | ?P' ? MOGVT', St. John standing facing with right hand raised, a scepter in his left hand. Rev.? ? MOn? | T? PIn | G?SIS ?, arms of Mainz in trilobe with arms of Saarwerden, Minzenberg, and Pfalz-Bayern surrounding. From excellent facial detail on St. John, the strike weakens toward the bottom of the coin. Reddish deposits nestled in the devices outline the design, one of the archetypical gold issues of late fourteenth century Mainz. Realized $1,057.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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