Hamburg 1899-J 20 mark

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Sincona sale 43, lot 3244
This specimen was lot 3244 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 350 CHF (about US$418 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Hamburg, Hansestadt, 20 Mark 1899 J. Hamburg. Gutes vorzüglich. (free city of Hamburg, twenty mark of 1899, Hamburg mint. Good extremely fine.)"
This type is common and was struck 1893-1913.

Recorded mintage: 1,002,000, a common date.

Specification: 7.96 g, .900 fine gold, .230 troy oz AGW, this specimen 7.94 g.

Catalog reference: J. 212, Fr-3777; KM 618 (formerly KM-295).


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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