Bremen 1906-J 5 mark Dav-630

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Sincona sale 6, lot 912
This specimen was lot 912 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 350 CHF (about US$431 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Bremen, Hansestadt Münzstätte Hamburg 5 Mark 1906. Kl. Kr. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Germany, city of Bremen, Hamburg mint, five mark of 1906. Light hairlines, extremely fine to uncirculated.)"
Bremen, one of the two imperial free cities under the Empire, had these coins struck by her rival, Hamburg. This type is fairly scarce.

Recorded mintage: 41,000 plus 200 proofs.

Specification: 27.77 g, .900 fine silver.


Catalog reference: J. 60. KM 251, Dav-630.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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