Germany 1892-F mark

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 32966
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This specimen was lot 32966 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $204. The catalog description[1] noted, "Wilhelm II Mark 1892-F MS65 NGC, Stuttgart mint. Scarcer date/mintmark combination." This silver mark with the large eagle reverse was struck at various mints 1891-1916. The cataclysm of World War One destroyed the Wilhelmine regime and the value of the mark, which ceased to be silver.

Recorded mintage: 302,000, a better date.

Specification: 5.55 g, .900 fine silver, .160 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 14.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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