Bremen 1907-J 10 mark
This specimen was lot 29484 in Heritage sale 3037 (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $2,350. The catalog description noted, "Bremen. Free City gold 10 Mark 1907-J MS66 NGC, Hamburg mint, A spectacular example of this one-year type with vibrant, golden luster and an exacting strike. Scarce, especially in this gem grade designation." Bremen, one of the two imperial free cities under the Empire, had these coins struck by her rival, Hamburg. This one year type is rare.
Recorded mintage: 20,006 plus a few proofs.
Specification: 3.98 g, .900 fine gold, .115 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 253.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3037, featuring the Empire, the Santa Catarina, the Law and the Santa Maria Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.