Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Ernest Louis, 1772-1804, Thaler 1774
Obv.Cuir. bust r.
Rev.Crowned coat of arms held by two crowned lions
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Roman German Empire
Dav.2724; Schnee 532, Steguweit 283
This type of coin caused a great upheaval in the German states: Due to its contradiction of the monetary standard in contrast to its proclaimed denomination many states warned against the acceptance of this coin. Even the Emperor had to issue a decree on this matter.