'Almost brilliant' Prince Adolf I German coin could bring €9,000

German auction house Teutoburger's upcoming two-day numismatic sale, Auktion 51, is scheduled to start this Friday (September 10-11).

Among the coins, medals and jewellery on offer is this historic coin from the reign of Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe from 1860-1893.

Noteworthy events during the bearded ruler's rein over the Principality of Schaumburg-Lippe included signing a military treaty with Prussia, followed by military union in 1867.

The uncirculated 20 Mark coin from 1874

This uncirculated 20 Mark coin was issued some years later, in 1874. Teutoburger describes the coin as being in "almost brilliant condition... an "uncirculated beauty."

It will sell in Auktion 51 with an authenticity certificate, and a carries a pre-sale estimate of €9,000. Online bidding is available for collectors around the world to take part.


Join our readers in 193 countries around the world - sign up for your free weekly Collectibles Newsletter today or download our free Collectors News app for your iPhone


Featured products

Elvis Presley Authentic Strand of Hair
Elvis Presley Authentic Strand of Hair
Sale price£399
In stock
Fidel Castro signed certificateFidel Castro Signed Certificate
Fidel Castro signed certificate
Sale price£2,995
In stock
King Henry VIII Autographed DocumentKing Henry VIII Autographed Document
King Henry VIII Autographed Document
Sale price£55,000
In stock