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Lot 30540


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30540
Date 1390-96
Country German States
Service Catalog # 766857
Denomination 1GG
Description Mainz-Archbishopric. Konrad II von Weinsberg (1390-96) Goldgulden 1394-95, Bingen mint, Fr-1610, MS61 NGC. Obv. o COR?D o | ?R?P' ? o MO, archbishop seated on gothic throne, a crosier in his left hand; arms of Weinsberg below. Rev. + MOn?TA ? OPIDI ? PInG?nSIS, arms of Mainz within trilobe, trefoils in the angles. A very lustrous specimen with light circulation, the reverse of this example is particularly attractive. The archbishop is not especially sharp, but overall this coin has great eye-appeal. As was his successor, Adolph I of Nassau, Konrad was confirmed in his post by the Antipope Clement VII. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $1,116.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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