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A Danish silver two rigsdaler piece of 1868, with the head of Christian IX. "Weight .927, fineness 877. Value 4s 3/8d." Obverse shown

CHRISTIANVS IX D:G: DANIÆ V:G:REX Bare head right. In ex. W 1868 B•H
Note the engraving show "B•H", but on the coin there is "R•H", the initials of Rasmus Hinnerup, mint-master of Copenhagen mint 1891-1869
KM 772
Date
Source Engraving from the article "Recent Coinage of the World" in the Companion to the British Almanac of 1874.
Author Name of coin designer or engraver not known
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See also: 1868 Danish 2 rigsdaler both.png
1868 Danish 2 rigsdaler reverse.png

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