Returning to the topic of losses incurred in the field of numismatics, we present a list of coins and medals described in the seventh volume of the Die Münzen- und Medaillen-Sammlung in der Marienburg catalog. In this catalog, published in Królewiec in 1929, supplements to volumes I – IV were published. The discussed volume seven was published after the death of Dr. Emil Bahrfeld, but had been previously edited by him. It is the last volume of a comprehensive publication devoted to the pre-war collection of coins and medals kept in the Malbork Castle.

The detailed scope of losses is as follows:

  • Supplements to volume I – coins and medals of the Prussian province until 1701

Teutonic coins from the 13th century to 1525 – 50 pcs.

Coins and medals of the Hohenzollern family 1525-1618 – 14 pcs.

Coins and medals of the Brandenburg electors 1618–1701 – 189 pcs.

  • Supplements to volume II – coins and medals of the kings of Prussia

Prussia Province

Frederick I (1701-1713) – 12 pcs.

Frederick William I (1713–1740) – 7 pcs.

Frederick II (1740-1786) – 7 pcs.

Russian occupation (1758-1762) – 3 pcs.

Frederick II (continued) – 4 items

Frederick William II (1786–1797) – 3 pcs.

Frederick William III (1797–1840) – 4 pcs.

William I (1861–1888) – 1 pc.

South Prussia, Frederick William 2 (1793–1797) – 1 pc.

Personality medals – 5 pcs.

Historical and occasional medals – 32 pcs.

Brandenburg Province

Frederick William I (1713–1740) – 1 pc.

Frederick II (1740-1786) – 22 pcs.

Medals about Frederick the Great and the events of his time – 23 pcs.

Medals of members of the royal house – 9 pcs.

Frederick William II (1786–1797) – 6 pcs.

Medals about Frederick William II and the events of his time – 38 pcs.

Medals of members of the royal house – 6 pcs.

Frederick William III (1797–1840) – 36 pcs.

Medals about Frederick William III and the events of his time – 71 pcs.

Orders and decorations – 5 pcs.

Medals of members of the royal house

Frederick William, Crown Prince (later King Frederick William III, born 1770, died 1840) – 1 pc.

Luiza von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (wife of Frederick William III) – 5 pcs.

Fryderyk Henryk Ludwik (brother of Frederick the Great) – 1 pc.

Prince Frederick William Charles (brother of Frederick William III) – 1 pc.

Elizabeth Luiza, Princess of Prussia – 1 item

Luiza Augusta Wilhelmina Amalia, Princess of Prussia – 2 pcs.

August Ferdinand, Duke of Prussia – 1 pc.

Frederic Louise Wilhelmina – 2 pcs.

Frederick William IV (1840–1861) – 9 pcs.

Medals about Frederick William IV and the events of his time – 22 pcs.

Orders and decorations – 2 pcs.

Medals of members of the royal house

Adalbert, Duke of Prussia – 1 pc.

Luisa, Princess of Prussia – 1 pc.

William I the Great (1861–1888) – 1 pc.

Medals about King William and the events of his time – 4 pcs.

Orders and decorations – 8 pcs.

  • Supplements to volume III – coins and medals of the kings of Prussia

Province of Silesia

Frederick II (1740–1786) – 28 pcs.

Medals about Frederick the Great and the events of his time – 23 pcs.

Medals about Frederick II and the events of his time – 8 pcs.

Frederick William II (1786–1797) – 4 pcs.

Frederick William III (1797–1840) – 5 pcs.

Medals about Frederick William III and the events of his time – 2 pcs.

Frederick William IV (1840–1861) – 3 pcs.

William II (1888-1918) – 1 pc.

Various Silesian coins and tokens – 8 pcs.

Pomeranian Province – 31 items

Saxony province – 7 pcs.

Hannover province – 8 pcs.

Province of Schleswig-Holstein – 8 pcs.

Hessen-Nassau Province: Frankfurt – 4 units

Rhineland province – 16 pcs.

Neuenburg – 13 pcs.

  • Additions to Volume IV and Previous – Emissions of Kings and Emperors until 1918.

Georg Wilhelm (1619–1640) – 1 pc.

Frederick William the Great Elector (1640–1688) – 2 pcs.

Frederick III Elector (1688–1701) and as King Frederick I (1701–1713) – 6 pcs.

Frederick William II (1713–1740) – 1 pc.

Frederick II (1740–1786) – 19 pcs.

Coins from the period of the Seven Years’ War – 12 pcs.

Frederick William II (1786–1791) – 5 pcs.

Frederick William III (1797–1840) – 12 pcs.

Frederick William IV (1840–1861) – 7 pcs.

William I (1861–1888) – 31 pcs.

Frederick III (1888) – 13 pcs.

William II (1888–1918) – 42 pcs.

Wilhelm II – medals – 133 pcs.

Medals and exhibits related to the World War – 52 pcs.

Personality medals

Members of the Hohenzollern house – 41 pcs.

Statesmen and private persons – 237 pcs.

Medals of the Brakenhausen family – 24 pcs.

TOTAL: 1418

(compiled by J. Czarnowska)

Front page of "Die Münzen- und Medaillen-Sammlung in der Marienburg", Bd. 7, Königsberg i. Pr. 1929.

Portrait of Emil Bahrfeldt from the catalog.

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