Why add this Prussian Silver Groschen of Albrecht von Brandenburg to your collection?
Albrecht von Brandenburg was the first leader of the Duchy of Prussia and is often considered the father of the nation, responsible for establishing Europe’s first Lutheran church during his reign. This 22-23 mm Silver Groschen struck for Albrecht von Brandenburg weighs about 2 grams.
Impressive Detailed Imagery
The portrait of Albrecht von Brandenburg with a stylized beard is depicted on the obverse, surrounded by the legend “IVSTVS EX FIDE VIVIT,” which translates as “The Just lives on Faith” along with the year of issue.
Featured on the reverse is the Imperial Eagle from the Prussian coat of arms, with a distinct crowned “S” on its breast. Inscribed “ALBER D G MAR BRAN DVX PRVSS,” which represents “Albert, by the grace of elder for the Margrave of Brandenburg, Duke of Prussia.”
Extremely Fine Silver Coin
This Silver Groschen of Albrecht von Brandenburg, 1525-1569 Prussia, has been graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to be Extremely Fine (XF), which is equivalent to a Sheldon Scale grade of 40. The coin will demonstrate complete design elements with most high points slightly flattened. NGC has additionally noted that the coin suffers from undetermined Environmental Damage, which is likely the result of improper storage. The coin is presented in distinctive Story Vault style packaging, featuring the encapsulated coin beside a colorful story card summarizing the legacy of Albrecht von Brandenburg