Lubeck 1913-A 5 mark

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3972
This specimen was lot 3972 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 1600 CHF (about US$2,024 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Lübeck, Hansestadt Münzstätte Berlin 5 Mark 1913. Minim. Berührungsspuren. Polierte Platte. FDC. (Free city of Lubeck, five mark of 1913, Berlin mint, tiny mount mark, proof.)"
This type was struck intermittently 1904-1913. It is scarce.

Recorded mintage: 6,000.

Specification: 27.77 g, .900 fine silver, 38 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: J. 83, KM 213, Dav-726.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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