Prussia 1915-A 20 mark
"DEUTSCHLAND Kaiserreich Preussen, Königreich Wilhelm II. 1888-1918. 20 Mark 1915, Berlin. Uniform. Gutes vorzüglich. (kingdom of Prussia, William II (1888-1918), twenty mark of 1915, Berlin mint, uniformed bust, good extremely fine.)"This type, issued 1913-15, is common (tho the 1915 is rare) and is a product of the Berlin mint (mintmark "A"). It was accompanied by silver two, three and five mark pieces.
Recorded mintage: 1,271,000.
Specification: 7.96 g, .900 fine gold, .230 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: J. 253. KM 537, Fr-3833.
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- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.