Saxe-Meiningen 1902-D 5 mark Dav-841

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 24108
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This specimen was lot 24108 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,292.50. The catalog description[1] 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.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]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.

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