Dating meissen marks
However Albrecht was granted dispensations from Pope Leo X after he made a large contribution to the Pope to help pay for the rebuilding of St. All this was too much for a German monk named Martin Luther who driven to write his famous 95 Theses, which he nailed to the doors of the Wittenberg Castle Church, thus sparking the Protestant Reformation.This silver Groschen of Albrecht was minted by the Duchy of Prussia, which at that time was a vassal state of the Kingdom of Poland.The 5 Mark is struck in .900 fine silver, is 38mm in diameter coin and contains .8037 troy ounces of silver. This beautiful Brilliant Uncirculated silver 3 Mark was minted in 1911 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Wurttemberg's King Wilhelm II to Princess Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe.The obverse features the conjoined heads of the King and the Princess struck in high relief.The back pictures a seated figure of Germania holding a sword under an oak tree.
This six-coin set includes the silver 1 Mark, which was minted from 1873 until 1916; the silver 1/2 Mark, minted from 1905 to 1919; the copper-nickel 5 and 10 Pfennig and the copper 1 and 2 Pfennig, which were minted from 1874 to 1916.
It was minted until 1887, when the reverse design was revised.