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5 Deutsche Mark

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse5 Deutsche Mark -  reverse

© Ulmo

Features

Country Germany - Federal Republic
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1975-2001
Value 5 Deutsche Mark (5 DEM)
Currency Deutsche Mark (1948-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel clad nickel
Weight 10 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 2.07 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-2001
References KM# 140.1,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
J# 415,
Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871
by Kurt Jaeger
(Gietl)
Schön# 139
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Face value in a square with rounded corners.

Lettering:
5 DEUTSCHE MARK
BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND

Translation:
5 GERMAN MARK
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

Engraver: Wolfgang Theodor Doehm

Reverse

German eagle.
NOTE: Mintmark A indicates Berlin, D Munich, F Stuttgart, G Karlsruhe, J Hamburg.
NOTE: different lettering size and different
design of claws
Type A: thick but smaller lettering; long
front claw
Type B: thinner but larger lettering; shorter
front claw

Lettering:
1996
J

Engraver: Wolfgang Theodor Doehm

Edge

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

Lettering: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT

Translation: UNITY AND JUSTICE AND FREEDOM

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Comments

There are 5 variants of the edge inscription according to the mint: the central horizontal stroke in letter E is short or long. It is short everywhere apart of a cirtain E according to the order of the mints. In the table the "E" with long central stroke is shown in bold script, all others "E" are short:
Mint A: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT
Mint D: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT
Mint F: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT
Mint G: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT
Mint J: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT
See for example photo of mint F:


1975 D mintmark double die error:

© Akadotour

Till now no mules are found of edge type  and mintmark on Reverse.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1975 D 65,663,000 1.57 2.22 3.01 Type A
1975 D Type A; error: edge inscription missing
1975 D 43,000 Type A; Proof
1975 F 75,002,000 2.15 2.75 3.34 Type A
1975 F Type A; error: edge inscription missing
1975 F 43,000 Type A; Proof
1975 G 43,297,000 1.79 1.79 Type A
1975 G 43,000 Type A; Proof
1975 J 67,372,000 2.26 2.26 3.34 Type A
1975 J 43,000 Type A; Proof
1976 D 7,821,000 Type A; double die mintmark error exists
1976 D 43,000 Type A; Proof
1976 F 9,072,000 2.75 Type A
1976 F 43,000 Type A; Proof
1976 G 5,784,000 3.97 Type A
1976 G 43,000 Type A; Proof
1976 J 8,068,000 2.75 Type A
1976 J 43,000 Type A; Proof
1977 D 8,321,000 2.23 Type A
1977 D 51,000 Type A; Proof
1977 F 9,612,000 2.79 Type A
1977 F 51,000 Type A; Proof
1977 G 5,746,000 Type A
1977 G 51,000 Type A; Proof
1977 J 8,577,000 Type A
1977 J 51,000 Type A; Proof
1978 D 7,854,000 Type A
1978 D 54,000 Type A; Proof
1978 F 9,054,000 3.21 Type A
1978 F 54,000 Type A; Proof
1978 G 5,244,000 2.79 Type A
1978 G 54,000 Type A; Proof
1978 J 8,064,000 Type A
1978 J 54,000 Type A; Proof
1979 D 7,889,000 Type A
1979 D 89,000 Type A; Proof
1979 F 9,089,000 2.75 Type A
1979 F 89,000 Type A; Proof
1979 G 5,279,000 Type A
1979 G 89,000 Type A; Proof
1979 J 8,099,000 3.06 Type A
1979 J 89,000 Type A; Proof
1980 D 8,300,000 Type A
1980 D 110,000 Type A; Proof
1980 F 9,640,000 2.65 2.65 Type A
1980 F 110,000 Type A; Proof
1980 G 5,500,000 Type A
1980 G 110,000 Type A; Proof
1980 J 8,500,000 Type A
1980 J 110,000 Type A; Proof
1981 D 8,300,000 Type A
1981 D 91,000 Type A; Proof
1981 F 9,600,000 1.57 2.79 Type A
1981 F 91,000 Type A; Proof
1981 G 5,500,000 Type A
1981 G 91,000 Type A; Proof
1981 J 8,500,000 Type A
1981 J 91,000 Type A; Proof
1982 D 8,900,000 3.34 Type A
1982 D 78,000 Type A; Proof
1982 F 10,300,000 2.79 Type A
1982 F 78,000 Type A; Proof
1982 G 5,990,000 Type A
1982 G 78,000 Type A; Proof
1982 J 9,100,000 Type A
1982 J 78,000 Type A; Proof
1983 D 6,240,000 Type A
1983 D 75,000 Type A; Proof
1983 F 7,200,000 Type A
1983 F 75,000 Type A; Proof
1983 G 4,152,000 Type A
1983 G 75,000 Type A; Proof
1983 J 6,408,000 Type A
1983 J 75,000 Type A; Proof
1984 D 6,000,000 Type A
1984 D 64,000 Type A; Proof
1984 F 6,900,000 Type A
1984 F 64,000 Type A; Proof
1984 G 4,000,000 Type A
1984 G 64,000 Type A; Proof
1984 J 6,100,000 Type A
1984 J 64,000 Type A; Proof
1985 D 4,900,000 Type A
1985 D 56,000 Type A; Proof
1985 F 5,700,000 Type A
1985 F 54,000 Type A; Proof
1985 G 3,300,000 Type A
1985 G 55,000 Type A; Proof
1985 J 5,100,000 Type A
1985 J 54,000 Type A; Proof
1986 D 4,900,000 3.34 Type A
1986 D 44,000 Type A; Proof
1986 F 5,700,000 Type A
1986 F 44,000 Type A; Proof
1986 G 3,300,000 Type A
1986 G 44,000 Type A; Proof
1986 J 5,100,000 Type A
1986 J 44,000 Type A; Proof
1987 D 6,760,000 Type A
1987 D 45,000 Type A; Proof
1987 F 7,800,000 Type A
1987 F 45,000 Type A; Proof
1987 G 4,500,000 Type A
1987 G 45,000 Type A; Proof
1987 J 6,940,000 Type A
1987 J 45,000 Type A; Proof
1988 D 11,960,000 Type A
1988 D 45,000 Type A; Proof
1988 F 13,800,000 Type A
1988 F 45,000 Type A; Proof
1988 G 7,960,000 Type A
1988 G 45,000 Type A; Proof
1988 J 12,280,000 Type A
1988 J 45,000 Type A; Proof
1989 D 17,160,000 2.47 7.60 Type B
1989 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1989 F 19,800,000 2.72 3.17 Type B
1989 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1989 G 11,420,000 Type B
1989 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1989 J 17,620,000 3.03 Type B
1989 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1990 D 20,900,000 Type B
1990 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1990 F 24,120,000 1.11 Type B
1990 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1990 G 13,910,000 Type B
1990 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1990 J 21,470,000 2.36 Type B
1990 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1991 A 18,000,000 Type B
1991 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1991 D 18,900,000 2.99 3.09 Type B
1991 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1991 F 21,600,000 2.75 3.48 Type B
1991 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1991 G 12,600,000 Type B
1991 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1991 J 18,900,000 Type B
1991 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1992 A 16,000,000 Type B
1992 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1992 D 16,800,000 3.62 Type B
1992 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1992 F 19,200,000 Type B
1992 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1992 G 11,200,000 Type B
1992 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1992 J 16,800,000 Type B
1992 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1993 A 3,200,000 Type B
1993 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1993 D 3,380,000 Type B
1993 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1993 F 3,840,000 Type B
1993 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1993 G 2,240,000 Type B
1993 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1993 J 3,360,000 Type B
1993 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1994 A 4,000,000 Type B
1994 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1994 D 4,200,000 Type B
1994 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1994 F 4,800,000 Type B
1994 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1994 G 2,800,000 Type B
1994 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1994 J 4,200,000 Type B
1994 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1995 A 20,000 Type B; in sets only
1995 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1995 D 20,000 Type B; in sets only
1995 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1995 F 20,000 Type B; in sets only
1995 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1995 G 20,000 Type B; in sets only
1995 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1995 J 20,000 Type B; in sets only
1995 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1996 A 50,000 Type B; in sets only
1996 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1996 D 50,000 Type B; in sets only
1996 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1996 F 50,000 Type B; in sets only
1996 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1996 G 50,000 Type B; in sets only
1996 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1996 J 50,000 Type B; in sets only
1996 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1997 A 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1997 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1997 D 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1997 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1997 F 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1997 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1997 G 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1997 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1997 J 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1997 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1998 A 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1998 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1998 D 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1998 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1998 F 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1998 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1998 G 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1998 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1998 J 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1998 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
1999 A 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1999 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
1999 D 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1999 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1999 F 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1999 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
1999 G 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1999 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
1999 J 70,000 Type B; in sets only
1999 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
2000 A 70,000 Type B; in sets only
2000 A 45,000 Type B; Proof
2000 D 70,000 Type B; in sets only
2000 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
2000 F 70,000 Type B; in sets only
2000 F 45,000 Type B; Proof
2000 G 70,000 Type B; in sets only
2000 G 45,000 Type B; Proof
2000 J 70,000 Type B; in sets only
2000 J 45,000 Type B; Proof
2001 A 130,000 Type B; in sets only
2001 A 78,000 Type B; Proof
2001 D 130,000 Type B; in sets only
2001 D 78,000 Type B; Proof
2001 F 130,000 Type B; in sets only
2001 F 78,000 Type B; Proof
2001 G 130,000 Type B; in sets only
2001 G 78,000 Type B; Proof
2001 J 130,000 Type B; in sets only
2001 J 78,000 Type B; Proof

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