SPECIAL ADVISORY: In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Yale University Art Gallery will close to the public beginning Friday, October 16, 2020. Learn More

Numismatics
Ruler: Friedrich August, Prince of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, German, 1740–1805
Mint: Osnabrück
Artist: Unknown

1 Pfennig of Friedrich August, Prince of Braunschweig Wolfenbüttel from Osnabrück

1795

Copper

1.56 g, 6:00, 19.4 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Henry Champion, B.A. 1860, M.A., LL.B. 1863
2001.87.33524
Geography: 
Made in Osnabrück, Germany
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
German
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Henry Champion, to about 1867; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1867 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

N. Douglas Nicol, Standard Catalog of German Coins, 1501–Present, 3rd (Iola, Wis.: Krause Publications, 2011), 837, KM #284 (Osnabruck).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.