Wurttemberg 1905-F 20 mark
This specimen was lot 3421 in Goldberg sale 84 (Los Angeles, January 2015), where it sold for $399.50. The catalog description noted, "German States: Württemberg. 20 Marks, 1905-F. Wilhelm II. NGC graded MS-62." This type is common and is a product of the Freudenstadt mint (mintmark "F"). This is the last collectible date; he issues of 1913-14 are very rare.
Recorded mintage: 500,594 plus proofs.
Specification: 7.96 g, .900 fine gold, .230 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM-634; J-296.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 84: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.