Baden 1907-G 5 mark Dav-537

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3898
This specimen was lot 3898 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 225 CHF (about US$285 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[2] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Baden, Grossherzogtum Münzstätte Karlsruhe Friedrich I. 1852-1907. 5 Mark 1907. Auf seinen Tod. Polierte Platte. (Germany, Grand duchy of Baden, Frederick I, 1852-1907, five mark of 1907, Karlsruhe mint, on the death of the grand duke. Proof.)"
This type was struck 1907 and is fairly common by dint of being saved.

Recorded mintage: 60,000.

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

Catalog reference: Dav-537, J. 37. KM 279.

Source:

  • 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.
  • 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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