Oldenburg 1859 Groschen currency

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Description[edit]

  • Issue Date : 10 July 1859
  • Designed by : G. Stalling
  • Print Run :
  • Print Process : Litho on coloured paper
  • Perforations : none
  • Catalogue Michel Nos 5-8

Coat of arms. Currency: Groschen (1/30 Thaler). Stamps are rare (1 Gr) to very rare: only 51 thousand copies of the 1/3, 2 and 3 Gr.

Stamps[edit]

1/3 Groschen green, fragment used.
1 Groschen
2 Gr frame cancelled at VAREL. Mi7.
2 Gr frame cancelled at VECHTA. Mi7.
2 Gr Billig study of the genuine. Mi7.
3 Gr, frame at DEDESDORF. Sold 1,300 SF in 1994.

Covers[edit]

1/3 Gr cover from ZETEL, sold 40,000 CHF in 1996.
2 Gr registered cover from HOOKSIEL, sold 7,500 CHF in 1998.