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German Empire coin 5 Mark 1874-1876

 

coin German Empire 5 mark 1874

 

Circulated in the German Empire and the Prussian Kingdom
 Emperor - Wilhelm I (1871-1888)

Currency - Mark=100 Pfennig
Type - circulating coinage

Composition - silver 0.900
Diameter - 38 mm.
Weight - 27.77 g.
Alignment - medal

Years of coinage - 1874, 1875, 1876
Mintmarks - A (Berlin), B (Hanover), C (Frankfurt)


Obverse:
Crowned Imperial Eagle
Legend: FÜNF MARK / DEUTSCHES REICH (FIVE MARK / GERMAN EMPIRE) / Year

Reverse:
Head of emperor Wilhelm I facing right
Legend: WILHELM DEUTSCHER KAISER KÖNIG V PREUSSEN (WILHELM GERMAN EMPEROR KING OF PRUSSIA) / mintmark


Edge: Inscription - "Gott Mit Uns" ("God with us")

Krause catalog number - KM#503

Coins price in "VF" - $50-70

 

 

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