Friedrich III was the only son of William I and was German Emperor and King of Prussia in 1888 for only 99 days! He succeeded his father on March 9, 1888 and reigned until June 15, 1888 when he died suffering from cancer of the larynx.
- Contains .2304 oz actual Gold weight.
- Comes in a protective plastic coin flip.
- Obverse: Portrait of Kaiser Friedrich III. This is a great type coin of a great man.
- Reverse: German Imperial Eagle above date.
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The year 1888, also "Year of the Three Emperors" is considered to have memorable significance because of the deaths of two German Emperors within one year. The short 99-day reign of Friedrich III makes this coin a key date for every collector of the German Empire coins.