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Germany (Bavaria) 3 and 6 Kreuzer  1740
Germany (Bavaria) 3 and 6 Kreuzer 1740

These are silver coins from the old German state of Bavaria, while Germany was a loose federation of states and not a unified country.

3 KREUZER: eagle's tail separates denomination '3 K'
6 KREUZER: eagle's tail separates denomination '6 K'

The 6 kreuzer in our picture is in nice condition. It was sold by Goldberg Coins for $170 US dollars during a 2012 auction. CoinQuest thanks the Goldbergs for use of their coin photo.

Here are approximate catalog values:

3 KREUZER
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $200

6 KREUZER
worn: $30 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $150
well preserved: $300

These are catalog values. Be sure you know how they work. Read our Important Terminology page for an explanation. Actual buy and sell values are usually less than catalog values.

Coin: 21409 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: John Smith, Sat, 30-Jul-2016 19:07:12 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 01-Aug-2016 23:45:10 GMT
Requester description: Obverse: King's head facing to the right

Reverse: A two headed eagle with it's wings spread has a shield in the middle of its body. A small 3 sits just to the bottom left of the eagle. 3 Kreuzer Obverse; CAR.ALED.G.U.B.DUX There are a few more letters, but I am unable to clearly identify them due to wear

Reverse: VICARIUS & PROVISOR IMPERY 1740
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