10 Mark Buchenwald Memorial

10 Mark (Buchenwald Memorial) -  obverse10 Mark (Buchenwald Memorial) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer German Democratic Republic (Germany)
Period Republic (1948-1990)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1972
Value 10 Mark (10 DDM)
Currency Mark (1948-1990)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 12 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.15 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4701
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 38,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 38,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
J# 1539,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
AKS# 757
Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber; 2020. Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute (35th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Buchenwald Concentration Camp Memorial

Obverse

The arms of the German Democratic Republic, also known as East Germany, above the value to the left of the date, and the mintmark just above

Lettering:
DEUTSCHE DEMOKRATISCHE REPUBLIK
A
1972 10 MARK

Translation:
German Democratic Republic
A
1972 10 Mark

Reverse

Memorial to the Buchenwald by Fritz Cremer

Lettering: MAHN-UND GEDENKSTÄTTE BUCHENWALD

Translation: BUCHENWALD MEMORIAL

Edge

Smooth with engraving

Lettering: 10 MARK * 10 MARK * 10 MARK * 10 MARK

10 Mark (Buchenwald Memorial) -  obverse

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Mint

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)

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1972 A 15 108 481 $ 1.96 $ 2.22 $ 2.22 $ 3.18 11,555,061 melted

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