Saxe-Meiningen 1905-D 20 mark
"20 Mark 1905. München Sehr selten. Fast vorzüglich-gutes vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Saxe-Meiningen, twenty mark of 1905, Munich mint, very rare, choice extremely fine.)"Several German states issued gold five mark in 1877 but the denomination was abandoned in favor of a silver five mark, gold being restricted to ten and twenty mark pieces. The gold issues of this locale are scanty and rare.
Recorded mintage: 1,000 plus proofs.
Specification: 7.96 g, .900 fine gold, .230 troy oz AGW, this specimen 7.96 g.
Catalog reference: J. 279. KM 185. Fr-3857.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.
- 1882 20 mark
- 1902 5 mark
- 1902 10 mark
- Bavaria 1905-D 20 mark
- Hesse 1905-A 20 mark
- Prussia 1905-A 20 mark
- Mecklenburg-Strelitz 1905-A 20 mark
- Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1905-A 20 mark
- Saxony 1905-E 20 mark
- Wurttemberg 1905-F 20 mark
- 1908 5 mark
- 1909 10 mark
- 1914 20 mark
- Coins and currency dated 1905
- return to coins of German States, Saxe-Meiningen