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Landsberger Pfennige

The name given to certain small silver coins struck by Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen (1428-1464). They resemble bracteates and were divisions of the Groschen. They obtain their name from the figure of the shield of Landsberg, and the inscription LAND. Another name for the same pieces was Bruckenpfennige, as they are supposed to have been used for paying toll over the bridge near Dresden.

Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)
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