ARNSTADT – Veste Wachsenburg

The Wachsenburg Fortress is one of the three legendary castles ‘Drei Gleichen’. Gleichen is the name of two groups of castles in Germany, thus named from their resemblance to each other.Mentioned for the first time in the 10th century the Fortress became it’s today’s appearance in the Renaissance period (16th century). It was built to protect the Arnstadt area. After the year of 1710, the castle was constructed as a fortress. In the yard of the fortress, there is a well which is 100 meters deep.The castle is still inhabited and contains a collection of weapons and pictures belonging to its owner, the duke of-Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, whose family obtained possession of it in 1368.

Release Dates

2005

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: brass
  • Coin Alloy Color: gold
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • City: ARNSTADT
  • Country: Germany
  • Available: no
  • Location: ARNSTADT, Germany