Baden 1913-G 5 mark Dav-538

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Jean Elsen sale 118, lot 1043
Baden 1913 5 mark rev JElsen 118-1043.jpg
This specimen was lot 1043 in Jean Elsen sale 118 (Brussels, September 2013), where it sold for €60 (about US$95 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, BADE, Friedrich II (1907-1918), AR 5 Mark, 1913 G, Superbe. (Germany, kingdom of Baden, Frederick II (1907-18), silver five mark of 1913, extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1908 and 1913 and is fairly common in circulated condition.

Recorded mintage: 244,000.

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

Catalog reference: A.K.S-164; Dav-538, J. 40. KM 281.

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.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 118, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2013.

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