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Katzengulden

A nickname given to the early silver coins of Ueberlingen in the Duchy of Suabia. The armorial bearings consist of a silver lion on a red field, and this design when figured on the coinage resembled a cat. A mint was established here during the thirteenth century.


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