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2 Deutsche Mark Franz Josef Strauss

2 Deutsche Mark (Franz Josef Strauss) -  obverse2 Deutsche Mark (Franz Josef Strauss) -  reverse

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Features

Country Germany - Federal Republic
Period Federal Republic (1949-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1990-2001
Value 2 Deutsche Mark (2 DEM)
Currency Deutsche Mark (1948-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel clad nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26.75 mm
Thickness 1.79 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-2001
References KM# 175,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
J# 450,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461826 .
Schön# 174
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Commemorative issue

40 years of Federal Republic of Germany

Obverse

An eagle, emblem of Germany

Lettering:
BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND
1999
J
2 DEUTSCHE MARK

Reverse

Portrait of Franz Josef Strauß (1915-1988), a highly influential political man. He notably was defense minister in 1956, in charge of rebuilding the Bundeswehr, chairman of the Bavarian political party CSU from 1961 on and Bavarian minister-president from 1978 to his death.
1949-1989 celebrate 40 years of the western Federal Republic, from its founding to its reunification in 1990. F.J. Strauß was a political actor during this period from the early 50s to his death in 1988.

Lettering:
·BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND·
1949 1989

Engraver: Erich Ott

Erich Ott is a German sculptor, engraver, and designer. He is best known for his design of numerous German commemorative coins and designed the German Deutsche Mark coins in 1977, the 5 DM coin, commemorating the 200th anniversary of Carl Friedrich Gauss.

Edge

Smooth with the inscription of the German motto (unity, justice and freedom)

Two varieties:
Edge text readable with obverse face up,
Edge text readable with reverse face up.

Lettering: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1990 D 18,370,000 1.62 1.77 22%
1990 D 45,000 0.9% Proof
1990 F 21,200,000 0.98 1.15 21%
1990 F 45,000 0.6% Proof
1990 G 12,220,000 1.15 13%
1990 G 45,000 0.4% Proof
1990 J 18,870,000 1.24 1.31 2.42 19%
1990 J 45,000 0.5% Proof
1991 A 4,000,000 5%
1991 A 45,000 0.3% Proof
1991 D 4,200,000 1.15 5%
1991 D 45,000 0.4% Proof
1991 F 4,800,000 6%
1991 F 45,000 0.4% Proof
1991 G 2,800,000 1.20 4%
1991 G 45,000 0.3% Proof
1991 J 4,200,000 4%
1991 J 45,000 0.3% Proof
1992 A 7,330,000 1.14 1.92 7%
1992 A 45,000 0.3% Proof
1992 D 7,700,000 1.12 1.12 8%
1992 D 45,000 0.4% Proof
1992 F 8,800,000 1.69 9%
1992 F 45,000 0.4% Proof
1992 G 5,130,000 5%
1992 G 45,000 0.19% Proof
1992 J 7,700,000 7%
1992 J 45,000 0.2% Proof
1993 A 45,000 0.19% Proof
1993 A 600,000 1.3% rare
1993 D 45,000 0.3% Proof
1993 D 630,000 1.3% rare
1993 F 45,000 0.3% Proof
1993 F 720,000 1.7% rare
1993 G 45,000 0.19% Proof
1993 G 420,000 1.1% rare
1993 J 45,000 0.19% Proof
1993 J 630,000 1.9% rare
1994 A 5,000,000 1.50 5%
1994 A 45,000 0.2% Proof
1994 D 5,250,000 5%
1994 D 45,000 0.2% Proof
1994 F 6,000,000 6%
1994 F 45,000 0.2% Proof
1994 G 3,500,000 4%
1994 G 45,000 0.3% Proof
1994 J 5,250,000 5%
1994 J 45,000 0.3% Proof
1995 A 1,595,000 3%
1995 A 45,000 0.4% Proof
1995 D 20,000 0.5% in Sets only
1995 D 45,000 0.19% Proof
1995 F 20,000 0.5% in Sets only
1995 F 45,000 0.19% Proof
1995 G 620,000 1.4%
1995 G 45,000 0.3% Proof
1995 J 20,000 0.6%
1995 J 45,000 0.2% Proof
1996 A 0.8% in Sets only
1996 A 45,000 0.3% Proof
1996 D 0.9% in Sets only
1996 D 45,000 0.4% Proof
1996 F 0.7% in Sets only
1996 F 45,000 0.3% Proof
1996 G 0.8% in Sets only
1996 G 45,000 0.3% Proof
1996 J 0.8% in Sets only
1996 J 45,000 0.4% Proof
1997 A 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1997 A 45,000 0.6% Proof
1997 D 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1997 D 45,000 0.5% Proof
1997 F 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1997 F 45,000 0.5% Proof
1997 G 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1997 G 45,000 0.6% Proof
1997 J 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1997 J 45,000 0.5% Proof
1998 A 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1998 A 45,000 0.4% Proof
1998 D 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1998 D 45,000 0.3% Proof
1998 F 70,000 0.9% in Sets only
1998 F 45,000 0.3% Proof
1998 G 70,000 0.7% in Sets only
1998 G 45,000 0.3% Proof
1998 J 70,000 0.8% in Sets only
1998 J 45,000 0.3% Proof
1999 A 70,000 1.0% in Sets only
1999 A 45,000 0.4% Proof
1999 D 70,000 0.8% in Sets only
1999 D 45,000 0.4% Proof
1999 F 70,000 0.9% in Sets only
1999 F 45,000 0.3% Proof
1999 G 70,000 0.9% in Sets only
1999 G 45,000 0.3% Proof
1999 J 70,000 0.8% in Sets only
1999 J 45,000 0.4% Proof
2000 A 70,000 1.0% in Sets only
2000 A 45,000 0.3% Proof
2000 D 70,000 0.9% in Sets only
2000 D 45,000 0.5% Proof
2000 F 70,000 1.0% in Sets only
2000 F 45,000 0.4% Proof
2000 G 70,000 0.9% in Sets only
2000 G 45,000 0.3% Proof
2000 J 70,000 1.0% in Sets only
2000 J 45,000 0.4% Proof
2001 A 130,000 1.2% in Sets only
2001 A 78,000 3.38 0.7% Proof
2001 D 130,000 1.1% in Sets only
2001 D 78,000 0.6% Proof
2001 F 130,000 1.2% in Sets only
2001 F 78,000 0.4% Proof
2001 G 130,000 1.1% in Sets only
2001 G 78,000 0.4% Proof
2001 J 130,000 1.4% in Sets only
2001 J 78,000 0.6% Proof

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