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Lot 688

Saxe-Ernestine Line. Goldgulden, ND. Fr-2930. 3.24 grams. 23.80 mm. Leipzig Mint. Mintmaster Ulrich Gebhart, 1518-1532. Friedrich III (The Wise), Johann and Georg, 1500-1507. Obv. Haloed St. John with haloed lamb in left hand, pointing to it and right hand under, Saxon and Elector's arms. Leg: FRI.IO.GE.D.G.DV. SAX. Reverse Orb within beaded circle. Leg: +MONETA.NOVA.AUREA.LIPES. Rare. NGC graded AU-50.

Saxony divided in 1485 into the Ernestine and Albertine lines. The two grandsons of Friedrich, Ernst and Albert headed the two divisions. The Ernestine line lated only until 1547, and all its gold coins are rare.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000.


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