5 Mark - Wilhelm II

Features

Issuer German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea)
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1894
Value 5 Mark
Currency Goldmark (1894-1895)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 27.778 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized 15 April 1911
Number N# 26580
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 7,
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# 707
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Bird of Paradise.

Engraver: Otto Schultz

Reverse

Denomination and date within palm wreath.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NEU-GUINEA COMPAGNIE
5
NEU-GUINEA
MARK
1894
A

Translation:
New Guinea Company
5
New Guinea
Mark

Engraver: Emil Weigand

Edge

Reeded

Mint

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)

Comments

Original mintage was 23,000 but after the coin withdrawal all except for 19,000 were melted down.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1894 A 23 000 $ 864 $ 1565 100% 3,906 were melted
1894 A $ 23 743 0% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232220
Lot 63471
Internet Archive
May 12, 2022 1894 A – 3,906 were melted AU
(NGC AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32563
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1894 A – 3,906 were melted AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 2640.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2020 April 24 - 27 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Dallas 3083
Lot 30300
Internet Archive
Apr 24, 2020 1894 A – 3,906 were melted AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 1740.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31486
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1894 A – 3,906 were melted AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 2040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31487
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1894 A – 3,906 were melted AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 2220.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31488
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1894 A – 3,906 were melted AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 1920.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 33821
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1894 A – 3,906 were melted AU
(NGC AU Details (Reverse Repaired))
USD 900.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232018
Lot 65303
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2020 1894 A – 3,906 were melted XF
(NGC XF40)
USD 960.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232042
Lot 63311
Internet Archive
Oct 14, 2020 1894 A – 3,906 were melted USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2021 May 6 - 7 World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3091
Lot 31082
Internet Archive
May 6, 2021 1894 A – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR64)
USD 31 200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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