Saxony 1903-E 5 mark Dav-903

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 3754
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This specimen was lot 3754 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $616.88. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Saxony. 5 Mark, 1903-E. NGC MS-64. Toned with areas of bright luster. From the Rockaway Collection." This type of 1903-04 is somewhat scarcer than the death commemoratives issued at the time, such as Dav-904.

Recorded mintage: 536,298 plus 50 proofs.

Specification: 27.77 g, .900 fine silver, .798 troy oz AGW, 38 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-1258, Dav-903.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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