Saxe-Meiningen 1908-D 3 mark
This specimen was lot 22681 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $504. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Saxe-Meiningen. 3 Mark, 1908-D. Munich Mint. PCGS MS-65 PL Secure Holder. Impressively preserved with undeniable mirror-like reflectivity in the fields. One of only two examples to be given the "Prooflike" designation at PCGS." This three mark was struck 1908 and 1913 and is a somewhat better type. It is accompanied by a silver two mark. The last duke, Bernhard III, abdicated in the maelstrom of the collapse of the Wilhelmine regime in 1918.
Recorded mintage: 35,000 plus a few proofs.
Specification: 16.66 g, .900 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-203, Dav-488.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
- 1908-D ½ mark
- 1908-D mark
- Baden 1908-G 5 mark
- Bavaria 1908-D 5 mark
- Hamburg 1908-J 10 mark
- Lubeck 1908-A 3 mark
- Prussia 1908-A 2 mark
- Prussia 1908-A 5 mark Dav-789
- Prussia 1908-A 20 mark
- Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach 1908 2 mark Jena University
- Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach 1908-A 5 mark Jena University
- Saxony 1908-E 5 mark
- 1908-D 5 mark
- 1915 3 mark
- Coins and currency dated 1908
- return to coins of German States, Saxe-Meiningen