Germany 1929-E 5 mark Dav-966
This specimen was lot 20532 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $576. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. 5 Mark, 1929-E. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. Oaktree. Pale golden tone with soft luster in the fields. A much better date of this popular type with a relatively low mintage of 860,000 and a value in the Standard Catalog of World Coins of $2,400 in MS-63. From the Keystone Collection." This type was minted in large quantities 1927-32 from six mints yet is today scarce. It seems likely most were melted without ever leaving government vaults.
Recorded mintage: 860,000, a rare date.
Specification: 25 g, .500 fine silver, 37 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: Dav-966, KM-56.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
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- 1929-A 3 mark, union of Waldeck and Prussia
- 1929-E 3 mark, Meissen millennium
- 1929-J 3 mark, Lessing bicentennial
- 1929-A 5 mark, Hindenburg
- 1929-E 5 mark, Meissen millennium
- 1929-F 5 mark, Meissen millennium
- 1930-E 5 mark, liberation of the Rhineland
- 1930-A 5 mark, Zeppelin
- Coins and currency dated 1929
- return to coins of Germany, Weimar Republic (1918-1933)