Saxe-Meiningen 1902-D 5 mark Dav-841
This specimen was lot 24108 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,292.50. The catalog description noted, "Saxe-Meiningen. Georg II 5 Mark 1902-D, MS64 NGC, variety with long beard, a choice original example with light amber patina and full mint brilliance." This scarce type was struck 1902 and 1908. "Short beard" and "long beard" varieties exist.
Recorded mintage: 20,000.
Specification: 27.77 g, .900 fine silver, 38 mm diameter, lettered edge.
Catalog reference: Dav-841, KM 200.
- 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.