Frankfurt Double Thaler 1861

Frankfurt Silver Double Thaler

£225.00

Frankfurt Silver Double Thaler

Wreathed female bust right (personification of Frankfurt). City arms at chest. Engravers name below bust A.V. NORDHEIM, with Legend: FREIE STADT FRANKFURT

Reverse: Heraldic crowned eagle of Frankfurt (City Arms) left, Legend: ZWEI VEREINSTHALER . XV EIN PFUND FEIN + 1861 +
Edge Legend: STARK IM RECHT

Frankfurt Double Thaler 1861

Frankfurt Double Thaler 1861

After the ill-fated revolution of 1848, Frankfurt was the seat of the first democratically elected German parliament, the Frankfurt Parliament, which met in the Frankfurter Paulskirche (St. Paul’s Church) and was opened on 18 May 1848. The institution failed in 1849 when the Prussian king declared that he would not accept ‘a crown from the gutter’.

In the year of its existence, the assembly developed a common constitution for a unified Germany, with the Prussian king as its monarch. Frankfurt lost its independence after the Austro-Prussian War as Prussia in 1866 annexed several smaller states, among them the free city of Frankfurt. The Prussian administration incorporated Frankfurt into its province of Hesse-Nassau. The formerly independent towns of Bornheim and Bockenheim were incorporated in 1890.

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Frankfurt Silver Double Thaler

Wreathed female bust right (personification of Frankfurt). City arms at chest. Engravers name below bust A.V. NORDHEIM, with Legend: FREIE STADT FRANKFURT

Reverse: Heraldic crowned eagle of Frankfurt (City Arms) left, Legend: ZWEI VEREINSTHALER . XV EIN PFUND FEIN + 1861 +
Edge Legend: STARK IM RECHT

Frankfurt Double Thaler 1861

Frankfurt Double Thaler 1861

After the ill-fated revolution of 1848, Frankfurt was the seat of the first democratically elected German parliament, the Frankfurt Parliament, which met in the Frankfurter Paulskirche (St. Paul’s Church) and was opened on 18 May 1848. The institution failed in 1849 when the Prussian king declared that he would not accept ‘a crown from the gutter’.

In the year of its existence, the assembly developed a common constitution for a unified Germany, with the Prussian king as its monarch. Frankfurt lost its independence after the Austro-Prussian War as Prussia in 1866 annexed several smaller states, among them the free city of Frankfurt. The Prussian administration incorporated Frankfurt into its province of Hesse-Nassau. The formerly independent towns of Bornheim and Bockenheim were incorporated in 1890.

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Please note that GMCoins is not responsible for the content on any associated website.

Additional information

Denomination

2 Thaler

Weight

37.1gm

Diameter

41mm

Metal

Silver