Germany 1876-J mark
This specimen was lot 6418 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Mark, 1876-J. NGC MS-64. Needle sharp strike with just a faint hint of toning, pleasing to the eye." This type was struck 1873-87 at nine mints; this specimen is a product of the Hamburg mint ("J"). In 1891, a modified eagle was introduced and this denomination was struck in that form until 1918 (see KM 14).
Recorded mintage: 1,109,000 (a better date).
Specification: 5.55 g, .900 fine silver, .160 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM-7.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2017 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Richard Stuart Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.
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- Bavaria 1876-D 5 mark
- Bavaria 1876-D 20 mark
- Hamburg 1876-J 2 mark
- Hesse 1876-H 5 mark
- Prussia 1876-A 5 mark Dav-786
- Prussia 1876-B 5 mark Dav-786
- Saxony 1876-E 5 mark
- Wurttemberg 1876-F 20 mark
- 1880-G mark
- Coins and currency dated 1876
- return to coins of Germany