20 Mark - Wilhelm I

Features

Issuer Kingdom of Prussia (German states)
King William I (1861-1888)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1871-1873
Value 20 Mark
Currency Mark
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 7.965 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 16 August 1938
Number N# 40399
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 501,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
J# 243
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Script: Latin

Lettering:
WILHELM DEUTSCHER KAISER KÖNIG V. PREUSSEN
C

Reverse

Crowned imperial eagle

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DEUTSCHES REICH
20 M.
1872

Edge

Lettering: GOTT MIT UNS

Mints

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)
B Hanover, Germany
C Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1871 A 502 462 8%
1871 A 3% Proof
1872 A 7 717 323 $ 299 $ 427 35%
1872 A 2 491 1.3% Proof
1872 B 1 917 993 $ 360 22%
1872 C 3 056 432 21%
1873 A 9 062 643 $ 372 $ 373 $ 374 26%
1873 A 0% Proof
1873 B 3 441 178 17%
1873 C 5 227 636 29%
1873 C 0% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231941
Lot 62336
Internet Archive
Oct 10, 2019 1871 A AU USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232218
Lot 61491
Internet Archive
Apr 28, 2022 1872 A UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 459.60
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232218
Lot 61492
Internet Archive
Apr 28, 2022 1872 A UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 468.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31529
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1872 A – Proof UNC
(NGC PR63)
USD 2040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232213
Lot 65446
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2022 1872 B UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 780.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232123
Lot 62471
Internet Archive
Jun 9, 2021 1872 B AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 468.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231939
Lot 64332
Internet Archive
Sep 26, 2019 1872 B AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 360.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231940
Lot 61307
Internet Archive
Oct 3, 2019 1872 C AU
(NGC AU50)
USD 396.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
World Coin Selections from the Morris Collection Monthly Online Auction 271928
Lot 37161
Internet Archive
Jul 28, 2019 1873 A UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 384.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm IPicture 1 of a sold 20 Mark - Wilhelm I
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232130
Lot 65451
Internet Archive
Jul 28, 2021 1873 C UNC
(NGC MS63+)
USD 601.20
(incl. buyer's premium)
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