1062662 | ETHIOPIA. Menelik II. (King, 1889-1913). EE1892 (1900) AR Pattern Birr. PCGS SP65. Paris. Edge: Raised lettered edge. 28.08gm. Crowned bust right / Crowned lion left, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross. cf. KM 19; Gill-M4 Variant.

Without privy marks. An extremely rare pattern without the mintmark and raised edge lettering. Gill's volume The Coinage of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Italian Somalia only records examples with the plain edge. Much die polish is evident.


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1062662 ETHIOPIA. Menelik II. (King, 1889-1913). EE1892 (1900) AR Pattern Birr. PCGS SP65. Paris. Edge: Raised lettered edge. 28.08gm. Crowned bust right / Crowned lion left, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross. cf. KM 19; Gill-M4 Variant.

$10,500.00
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