1691, Brandenburg-Prussia, Frederick III. Silver 2/3 Thaler Coin. Plugged VF+
Mint Year: 1691 Reference: KM-556. Mint Place: Halberstadt Denomination: 2/3 Thaler (Gulden) Mint Master: Lorenz Christoph Schneider (LCS) Condition: Plugged (repaired/filled hole), otheriwse VF+ Weight: 16.92gm Diameter: 36mm Material: Silver
Obverse: Wreathed, armored and draped bust of Frederick III as Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia right. Legend: FRIDER III DG M B S R I A C & EL Reverse: Ducal crown on composite coat-of-arms of Brandenburg-Prussia. Value (2/3) inside oval frame below. Initials (LC-S) at sides. Legend: MONETA NOVA (2/3) BRANDENB 1691
Frederick I (German: Friedrich I.) (11 July 1657 – 25 February 1713), of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was (as Frederick III) Elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) and Duke of Prussia in personal union (Brandenburg-Prussia). The latter function he upgraded to royalty, becoming the first King in Prussia (1701–1713). From 1707 he was in personal union the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel (German: Fürstentum Neuenburg). He was also the grandfather of Frederick the Great.
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