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Lot 687

German States -- Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. 2 Taler, 1841-G. Dav-819; Th-342; J-273; Cr-107. Ernst I, 1826-1844. Dresden mint. Mintmaster, Johann Georg Grohmann. Head left. Reverse: Crowned and mantled arms. Lovely deep lilac and silvery gray toning and fully lustrous. Rare grade. NGC graded MS-63.

Ernst was the father of Albert, husband of Queen Victoria of Great Britain. Thus the British royal family was of the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha line. The name was changed to the House of Windsor during the rule of George V, to disassociate the family from their German enemy in World War I.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,500.
Ex Irving Goodman Collection.

Realized $3,450

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