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Ethiopia - Birr 1889 Menelik II - Silver

Ethiopia - Birr 1889 Menelik II - Silver

Ethiopia - Birr 1889 Menelik II - Silver

Obverse: Right-facing bust of a bearded Menelik II wearing monarchical clothing and the Imperial Crown of Ethiopia.
Obverse legend: “ ዳግማዊ፡ምኒልክ፡ንጉሠ፡ነገሥት፡ዘኢትዮጵያ ፲፰፻፲፫፱”
Engraver: Jean Lagrange
Reverse: Lion of Judah: Crowned lion carrying a cross
Reverse legend: “ሞዓ:አንበሳ·ዘእምነገደ:ይሁዳ:: ነሐሴ:ብር”
Engraver: Jean Lagrange
Edge: Inscribed ሞዓ፡አንበሳ፡ዘእምነገደ፡ይሁዳ።
Country: Ethiopia
Year: 1889
Mintage: 418,000
Mint: Paris
Metal: Silver (0.835)
Weight ±: 27.75 g.
Diameter ±: 40 mm
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Lot details
Year/Period and Variation
Birr 1889 Menelik II
Precious metal
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