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1913, Germany/Prussia, Wilhelm II. Nice Gold 20 Mark Coin



Mint Date: 1913
Reference: KM-537
Mint Place: Berlin (A)
Denomination: 20 Mark
Material: Gold (.900)
Weight: 7,96gm


Obverse: Uniformed bust of Wilhelm II as German Emperor and King of Prussia right.
Legend: WILHELM II DEUTSCHER KAIER KÖNIG VON PREUSSEN / A

Reverse: Crown of the German Empire above heraldic eagle of Germany with Prussian shield within star order at chest.
Legend: DEUTSCHES REICH 1913 * 20 MARK *




Wilhelm II (German: Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert von Preußen; English: Prince Frederick William Victor Albert of Prussia) (27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor and King of Prussia (German: Deutscher Kaiser und König von Preußen), ruling both the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from June 15, 1888 to November 9, 1918.


The German Emperor Wilhelm I died in Berlin on 9 March 1888, and Prince Wilhelm’s father was proclaimed Emperor as Frederick III. He was already suffering from an incurable throat cancer and spent all 99 days of his reign fighting the disease before dying. On 15 June of that same year, his 29-year-old son succeeded him as German Emperor and King of Prussia.


Although in his youth he had been a great admirer of Otto von Bismarck, Wilhelm’s characteristic impatience soon brought him into conflict with the “Iron Chancellor”, the dominant figure in the foundation of his empire. The new Emperor opposed Bismarck’s careful foreign policy, preferring vigorous and rapid expansion to protect Germany’s “place in the sun.” Furthermore, the young Emperor had come to the throne with the determination that he was going to rule as well as reign, unlike his grandfather, who had largely been content to leave day-to-day administration to Bismarck.


Early conflicts between Wilhelm II and his chancellor soon poisoned the relationship between the two men. Bismarck believed that William was a lightweight who could be dominated, and he showed scant respect for Wilhelm’s policies in the late 1880s. The final split between monarch and statesman occurred soon after an attempt by Bismarck to implement a far-reaching anti-Socialist law in early 1890.



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Posted by: anonymous  2016-10-05
CoinWorldTV 1913, Germany/Prussia, Wilhelm II. Nice Gold 20 Mark Coin. (7.96gm!) NGC MS-62! Mint Date: 1913 Reference: KM-537. Mint Place: Berlin (A) Denomination: 20 Mark Condition: Graded and certified by NGC as MS-62! Material: Gold (.900) Weight: 7,96gm Obverse: Uniformed bu ...

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20 марка,Пруссия,Au,1914,Вильгельм I,золотая монета 20 марок 1914г Король в парадном мундире

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Preußen, Wilhelm II. 20 Mark Gold 1914. Uniform. Jaeger 253. GOLD. Kleine Kratzer, vorzüglich - Stempelglanz

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GERMANY, Prussia, Friedrich Wilhelm III (1797-1840), Frederick d'or 1798A (Berlin mint), obv. bust left, rev. eagle facing left, (KM 371, Friedberg 2425). Minor adjustment marks, ...

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DENMARK, Frederick III (1648-1670), silver krone or four mark, 1651, (KM.182, D.3567B). Delightful grey tone, good very fine and rare.

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