Prussia 1901-A 5 mark Dav-790

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This coin is a one year type issued to commemorate the bicentennial of the kingdom of Prussia. This type was also accompanied by a silver two mark. Both issues were extensively saved and are today more available than the regular issue (Dav-789).

Recorded mintage: 460,000.

Specification: 27.77 g, .900 fine silver, .803 troy oz ASW, 38 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 526, Dav-790.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.

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