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Germany Nassau 1 Heller  1842
Germany Nassau 1 Heller 1842

Your coin is from the German States before they came together as the German Empire in 1871. Nassau is the name of the State that issued your coin. Value is $10 to $60 US dollars, depending on condition and overall eye appeal. The scratches and tainted eye appeal of Wendy's coin work against value.

worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $40
fully uncirculated: $60

One heller was the smallest denomination in United Nassau and it was only issued during 1842. Only 182,000 coins were made, and that's not many. But the small monetary value keeps the collector value low.

The picture posted here comes from muenzauktion.com, a popular auction site for coins of the world, and it is listed for 22 euros, or about $30 USD. The high value comes from the nice shape the coin is in. To collectors, eye appeal is everything.

Coin: 459 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Wendy, Mon, 04-May-2009 17:41:03 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 31-Dec-2012 21:35:31 GMT
Reviewed and updated by CoinQuest, appraisal ok, Thu, 18-Dec-2014 21:40:08 GMT
Requester description: 1842 There is a crest with a loin in the center and a crown on top of the crest
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