5 Deutsche Mark

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse5 Deutsche Mark -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Federal Republic of Germany
Period Federal Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1951-1974
Value 5 Deutsche Mark (5 DEM)
Currency Deutsche Mark (1948-2001)
Composition Silver (.625) (Copper .375)
Weight 11.2 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 2.07 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1 August 1975
Number N# 1933
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 112,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
J# 387,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Schön# 110
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

An eagle facing left, the emblem of Germany

Engraver: A. Holl

Reverse

The mintmark below the date

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND
DEUTSCHE MARK
5
*1970*
G

Translation:
Federal Republic of Germany
Deutsche Mark
5
1970
G

Edge

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

Script: Latin

Lettering: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT

Translation: Unity and Justice and Freedom

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse

© Walter_Scott

Mints

D Munich, Germany (1158-date)
F Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)
G Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany (1827-date)
J Hamburgische Münze, Germany (801-date)

Comments

The different lettering design, different stars next to the date, and the heraldic eagle's design
Type A: thin legend
Type B: thick legend

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1951 D 20 600 000 $ 5.14 $ 5.40 $ 5.40 $ 7.36 $ 7.36 $ 7.36 25% KM#112.1 Type A
1951 D 0.9% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1951 F 24 000 000 $ 4.43 $ 5.14 $ 6.07 $ 6.17 $ 10 26% KM#112.1 Type A
1951 F 0.8% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1951 G 13 840 000 $ 4.63 $ 6.17 $ 6.48 $ 14 18% KM#112.1 Type A
1951 G 0.3% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1951 J 21 360 000 $ 4.84 $ 4.84 $ 5.21 $ 6.20 $ 6.20 23% KM#112.1 Type A
1951 J 0.3% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1956 D 1 092 000 $ 6.17 $ 8.23 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1956 D 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1956 F 1 200 000 $ 4.02 $ 6.17 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1956 F 23 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1956 J 1 068 000 $ 5.14 $ 5.32 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1956 J 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1957 D 566 000 $ 6.17 2% KM#112.1 Type A
1957 D 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1957 F 2 100 000 $ 4.63 $ 12 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1957 F 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1957 G 692 000 $ 4.74 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1957 G 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1957 J 1 630 000 $ 5.79 $ 5.79 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1957 J 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1957 J 0.17% KM#112.3 Type A (Error: With edge lettering: GRUSS DICH DEUTSCHLAND AUS HERZENSGRUND)
1958 D 1 226 000 $ 4.74 $ 6.17 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1958 D 0.20% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1958 F 600 000 $ 6.17 $ 8.23 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1958 F 100 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1958 G 1 557 000 $ 4.84 $ 6.17 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1958 G 0.15% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1958 J 60 000 0.7% KM#112.1 Type A (VERY rare)
1958 J 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1959 D 496 000 $ 4.55 $ 4.55 2% KM#112.1 Type A
1959 D 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1959 D 0.15% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1959 G 692 000 $ 4.20 1.9% KM#112.1 Type A
1959 G 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1959 J 713 000 $ 5.49 $ 5.49 2% KM#112.1 Type A
1959 J 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1959 J 0.17% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1960 D 1 040 000 $ 5.23 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1960 D 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1960 F 1 576 000 $ 4.63 $ 5.32 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1960 F 50 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1960 G 692 000 $ 4.32 $ 5.32 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1960 G 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1960 J 1 618 000 $ 4.67 $ 8.23 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1960 J 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1961 D 1 040 000 $ 4.64 $ 4.64 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1961 D 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1961 F 824 000 $ 4.74 $ 6.17 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1961 F 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1961 J 518 000 $ 6.17 2% KM#112.1 Type A
1961 J 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1963 D 2 080 000 $ 5.98 $ 5.98 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1963 D 0.17% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1963 F 1 254 000 $ 6.17 $ 7.20 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1963 F 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1963 G 600 000 $ 4.02 $ 4.02 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1963 G 100 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1963 J 2 136 000 $ 4.15 $ 4.15 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1963 J 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1963 J 0.15% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1964 D 456 000 $ 5.46 $ 9.00 2% KM#112.1 Type A
1964 D 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1964 F 2 646 000 $ 5.30 $ 5.48 $ 6.25 $ 7.96 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1964 F 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1964 F 0.2% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1964 G 1 649 000 $ 4.01 $ 4.62 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1964 G 600 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1964 G 0.15% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1964 J 1 335 000 $ 4.73 $ 6.17 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1964 J 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1965 D 4 354 000 $ 5.14 $ 6.12 $ 6.74 $ 8.23 6% KM#112.1 Type A
1965 D 0.17% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1965 F 4 050 000 $ 5.14 $ 6.17 6% KM#112.1 Type A
1965 F 80 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1965 F 0.17% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1965 G 2 335 000 $ 3.60 $ 4.84 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1965 G 8 233 0.2% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1965 G 0.17% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1965 J 3 605 000 $ 6.17 $ 7.20 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1965 J 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1965 J 0.15% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1966 D 5 200 000 $ 5.52 $ 5.52 7% KM#112.1 Type A
1966 D 0.17% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1966 F 6 000 000 $ 4.12 $ 5.14 $ 6.17 $ 6.17 $ 13 8% KM#112.1 Type A
1966 F 100 0.15% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1966 F 0.17% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1966 G 3 460 000 $ 5.94 $ 5.94 $ 9.02 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1966 G 3 070 0.2% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1966 G 0.10% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription; axis coin alignment)
1966 G 0.20% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1966 J 5 340 000 $ 5.14 $ 6.17 6% KM#112.1 Type A
1966 J 1 000 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1967 D 3 120 000 $ 4.53 $ 8.23 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1967 D 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1967 D 0.12% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1967 F 3 598 000 $ 6.17 $ 6.48 $ 7.49 6% KM#112.1 Type A
1967 F 1 500 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1967 G 1 406 000 $ 5.14 $ 6.48 $ 13 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1967 G 4 500 0.15% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1967 G 0.15% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1967 J 3 204 000 $ 4.49 $ 6.48 5% KM#112.1 Type A
1967 J 0.20% KM#112.1 Type A (error: axis coin alignment)
1967 J 1 500 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1968 D 1 300 000 $ 4.63 $ 4.84 $ 5.24 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1968 D 0.07% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1968 F 1 497 000 $ 5.62 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1968 F 3 000 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1968 G 1 535 000 $ 4.60 $ 4.60 $ 4.60 $ 6.17 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1968 G 6 023 0.15% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1968 J 1 335 000 $ 6.17 $ 7.72 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1968 J 2 000 0.15% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1969 D 2 080 000 $ 4.74 $ 5.03 $ 13 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1969 D 0.10% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1969 F 2 395 000 $ 4.16 $ 4.16 $ 4.66 $ 5.76 4% KM#112.1 Type A
1969 F 5 000 0.12% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1969 F 0.17% KM#112.2 Type A (Error: edge missing inscription)
1969 G 3 484 000 $ 5.32 $ 5.32 $ 5.32 6% KM#112.1 Type A
1969 G 8 700 0.2% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1969 J 2 136 000 $ 4.63 $ 5.66 3% KM#112.1 Type A
1969 J 5 000 0.20% KM#112.1 Type A Proof
1970 D 2 000 000 $ 5.75 4% KM#112.1 Type B
1970 D 0.07% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1970 F 1 995 000 $ 4.74 $ 5.43 $ 6.17 4% KM#112.1 Type B
1970 F 5 140 0.10% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1970 F 0.12% KM#112.2 Type B (Error: edge missing inscription)
1970 F 0.12% KM#112.4 Type B (Error: With edge lettering: ALLE MENSCHEN WERDEN BRUDER)
1970 G 6 000 000 $ 4.74 $ 6.11 $ 6.11 $ 8.81 7% KM#112.1 Type B
1970 G 10 200 0.2% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1970 G 0.12% KM#112.2 Type B (Error: edge missing inscription)
1970 J 4 000 000 $ 4.74 $ 7.28 $ 19 5% KM#112.1 Type B
1970 J 5 000 0.12% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1971 D 4 000 000 $ 6.02 $ 7.55 $ 7.55 $ 7.55 5% KM#112.1 Type B
1971 D 8 000 0.15% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1971 F 3 993 000 $ 6.38 $ 6.38 5% KM#112.1 Type B
1971 F 8 000 0.2% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1971 F 0.10% KM#112.2 Type B (Error: edge missing inscription)
1971 G 6 010 000 $ 5.46 $ 6.48 $ 10 7% KM#112.1 Type B
1971 G 10 000 0.17% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1971 J 6 000 000 $ 5.14 $ 6.17 6% KM#112.1 Type B
1971 J 8 000 0.15% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1972 D 3 000 000 $ 5.16 $ 6.17 4% KM#112.1 Type B
1972 D 8 000 0.10% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1972 F 8 992 000 $ 5.80 $ 5.80 $ 5.80 $ 5.80 7% KM#112.1 Type B
1972 F 8 100 0.12% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1972 F 0.12% KM#112.2 Type B (Error: edge missing inscription)
1972 G 4 999 000 $ 4.74 $ 6.17 6% KM#112.1 Type B
1972 G 10 000 0.15% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1972 J 6 000 000 $ 4.53 $ 6.17 $ 14 5% KM#112.1 Type B
1972 J 8 000 0.10% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1973 D 3 380 000 $ 4.95 $ 5.78 $ 5.78 4% KM#112.1 Type B
1973 D 9 000 0.05% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1973 F 3 891 000 $ 8.23 $ 8.99 $ 10 5% KM#112.1 Type B
1973 F 9 100 0.3% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1973 F 0.15% KM#112.2 Type B (Error: edge missing inscription)
1973 G 2 240 000 $ 5.66 $ 6.17 $ 6.73 $ 7.28 3% KM#112.1 Type B
1973 G 9 000 0.10% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1973 J 5 571 000 $ 4.03 $ 6.17 $ 6.17 5% KM#112.1 Type B
1973 J 9 000 0.12% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1974 D 4 594 000 $ 4.13 $ 4.63 $ 6.40 $ 7.07 6% KM#112.1 Type B
1974 D 35 000 0.4% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1974 F 6 514 000 $ 5.95 $ 5.95 $ 5.95 $ 6.23 7% KM#112.1 Type B
1974 F 35 000 0.5% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1974 F 0.07% KM#112.2 Type B (Error: edge missing inscription)
1974 G 3 708 000 $ 6.78 $ 6.78 $ 6.78 $ 6.78 5% KM#112.1 Type B
1974 G 35 000 0.4% KM#112.1 Type B Proof
1974 J 2 968 000 $ 4.74 $ 6.92 $ 6.92 4% KM#112.1 Type B
1974 J 35 000 0.6% KM#112.1 Type B Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
A Special Selection of World Coins Monthly Internet Auction 271912
Lot 36377
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2019 1951 D – KM#112.1 Type A Proof UNC
(PCGS PR64 Cameo)
USD 144.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
A Special Selection of World Coins Monthly Internet Auction 271912
Lot 36376
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2019 1951 F – KM#112.1 Type A Proof UNC
(PCGS PR66 Cameo)
USD 240.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232053
Lot 65363
Internet Archive
Dec 30, 2020 1951 J – KM#112.1 Type A Proof UNC
(PCGS PR64 Cameo)
USD 480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 29 The Kansas Collection of German Coins Showcase Auction 61272
Lot 97434
Internet Archive
May 29, 2022 1956 D – KM#112.1 Type A UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
A Special Selection of World Coins Monthly Internet Auction 271912
Lot 36381
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2019 1958 D – KM#112.1 Type A Proof UNC
(PCGS PR66 Cameo)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 29 The Kansas Collection of German Coins Showcase Auction 61272
Lot 97436
Internet Archive
May 29, 2022 1958 F – KM#112.1 Type A UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 300.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232137
Lot 63444
Internet Archive
Sep 15, 2021 1958 F – KM#112.1 Type A AU
(NGC AU50)
USD 45.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche MarkPicture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232118
Lot 61438
Internet Archive
May 5, 2021 1958 J – KM#112.1 Type A (VERY rare) XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2120
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 27.78
(EUR 27.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Deutsche Mark
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 2117
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 28.81
(EUR 28.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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