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641465
Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 1465. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003. 
Sold For $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GERMANY, Reuss-Obergreiz. Heinrich XXIII. 1859-1902. AR 2 Mark (11.10 gm). Berlin mint. Dated 1901A. Bare head right / Imperial eagle. Reeded edge. Jaeger 118; KM 128. Good VF. ($200)

From the Charles E. Weber Collection. Purchased from Dr. Busso Peus, 26 August 1951.

Since the 10th century, all male members of the House of Reuss had been named Heinrich. The last prince of the Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf line was Heinrich LXXII (1822-1849), the highest ordinal number ever borne by any ruler.