Germany 2016-D 100 euro

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Sincona sale 51, lot 2390
This specimen was lot 2390 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 100 Euro 2016. Im Originaletui mit Zertifikat. Polierte Platte. FDC. (federal republic of Germany, one hundred euro of 2016, in original box with certificate. Choice Proof.)"
This NCLT was issued to honor the UNESCO site at Regensburg. This type is too new to be listed in the SCWC. We have used the standard from prior World Heritage issues. Similar 1/2 oz gold coins on other topics were issued 2002-15. Germany began minting euros in 2002. Production for circulation ceased in 2005 tho they are minted every year for collector sets. To this writer's knowledge, Germany is the only country in Europe still operating branch mints: A - Berlin; D - Munich; F - Stuttgart; G - Karlsruhe and J - Hamburg.

Recorded mintage: 8,000 proofs.

Specification: 15.55 g, .999 fine gold, 28 mm diameter; this specimen 15.55 g.

Catalog reference: KM unlisted, J. 610.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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