1679, Brandenburg-Ansbach, John Frederick. Silver 1/6 Thaler (1/4 Gulden) Coin. VF+ He was the father of the Queen Caroline of England. R!
Mint Year: 1679 Reference: KM-82. Denomination: 1/6 Thaler (1/4 Gulden) Condition: Bent by the roller-dies, which have produced this coin, minor mint-clipping at 12 o'clock (no traces of a mounting) otherwise a nice VF+ Diameter: 31mm Weight: 5.55gm Material: Silver
Obverse: Bust of John Frederick right, denomination (1/6) below arm truncation. Legend: IOH . FR . DG . M . BRAND . MAG : (1/6) *
Reverse: Crowned multiple coat-of-arms of Brandenburg- Ansbach within foliage. Legend: PR . D . B . NOR . - . PR . HALB . M . C . 16 - 79 .
Johann Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (October 18, 1654 – March 22, 1686), succeeded his father Albrecht V as margrave in 1667. He married his second wife Eleanor Erdmuthe Louise of Saxe-Eisenach on November 4, 1681. Their daughter Wilhelmine Charlotte Caroline, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach (Caroline of Ansbach) married George II of Great Britain before he became king.
The Principality of Ansbach (German: Fürstentum Ansbach) or Brandenburg-Ansbach was a reichsfrei principality in the Holy Roman Empire centered on the Bavarian city of Ansbach. The ruling Hohenzollern princes of the land were known as margraves, as the principality was a margravate (but not a march).