Baden 1908-G 5 mark

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3900
This specimen was lot 3900 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 75 CHF (about US$95 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[2] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Baden, Grossherzogtum Münzstätte Karlsruhe Friedrich II. 1907-1918. 5 Mark 1908. Winz. Kr. Vorzüglich. (Grand duchy of Baden, Frederick II, 1907-18, five mark of 1908, Karlsruhe mint. Extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1908 and 1913 and is fairly common in circulated condition.

Recorded mintage: 184,000.

Specification: 27.77 g, .900 fine silver, 38 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: Dav-538, J. 40. KM 281.


  • 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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [2]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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