Poland South Prussia 1/2, 1, and 3 Grossus 1796 to 1798
Borussia Meridionalis or South Prussia was part of Poland back at the time this coin was minted. They issued a few coins during the short period between 1796 and 1798.
Here are some approximate catalog values
1/2 GROSSUS (17 mm diameter)
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $45
GROSSUS (20 mm diameter)
worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $35
well preserved: $65
3 GROSSUS (24 mm diameter)
worn: $12 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $45
well preserved: $85
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, Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Chris, Wed, 30-Dec-2009 16:31:29 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 01-Aug-2013 02:23:04 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sun, 19-Jul-2015 18:42:48 GMT
Requester description: 1797 front: bust of Fridericus Wilhelm Borus REX figure is facing right, easy to read inscription reverse: 1 Grossus Meridional 1797, wreath surround eagle in inner circle, crown on top of circle, mint mark B is below the circle.
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