Prussia 1908-A 5 mark Dav-789

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Sincona sale 59, lot 1277
This specimen was lot 1277 in Sincona sale 59 (Zurich, October 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND | Empire | Preussen, Königreich, Wilhelm II. 1888-1918. 5 Mark 1908 A, Berlin. Vorzüglich-FDC. Feine Patina. (empire of Germany, kingdom of Prussia, William II, 1888-1918, five mark of 1908, Berlin mint. Extremely fine-uncirculated, Nicely toned.)"
This is the last year of issue of a type struck 1891-1908. Two mark and three mark exist with this bust.

Recorded mintage: 2,230,579.

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

Catalog reference: Dav-786, KM 523, J. 104.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 59: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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