He was born the son of the Prussian “Soldier King” Frederick William I on 24 January 1712.
During his reign, the still young Kingdom of Prussia rose to become a great power No other monarch in Europe left such a lasting influence on the coins and monetary system of his country as Frederick the Great.
The coins were intended as payment for the Roman soldiers who had defected to Labienus and the Parthians.
In 39 BC, Labienus was defeated in the Taurus mountains in a Roman counterattack under the legate sent by Mark Antony, Publius Ventidius Bassus.
As a loyal follower of Brutus, he was sent to serve as ambassador to the court of Orodes, king of the Parthians, in order to beg support for the republican cause against Octavian and Antony.
[Object ID: 69654] Quintus Labienus belonged to the immediate circle of Brutus, one of the assassins of Julius Caesar.
The 4 Mariengroschen coins minted in East Frisia did not fit into this system.
According to the conversion rate, these coins were equivalent to 1/9 of the Prussian thaler and were thus exactly halfway between the two denominations of the minted currency (ie money in full circulation which takes its value from the precious metal it contains).
It is also the only coin from the East Frisian province designated to bear the portrait of Frederick the Great. China, the Middle Kingdom, was embroiled in many internal and external conflicts in the 19th century, which meant that the 13th Dalai Lama was able to guide the central Asian region of Tibet to independence without Chinese intervention.
His reform efforts led to a modernisation of the country.