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5 Deutsche Mark

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse 5 Deutsche Mark -  reverse

© Ulmo

Features

Country Germany - Federal Republic
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1975-2001
Value 5 Deutsche Mark (5 DEM)
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, J# 415, Schön# 139
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871
by Kurt Jaeger
(Gietl)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Facial 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

© 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 1.58 2.24 2.92 Type A
1975 D Type A; error: edge inscription missing
1975 D 43,000 Type A; Proof
1975 F 75,002,000 2.16 2.80 3.37 Type A
1975 F Type A; error: edge inscription missing
1975 F 43,000 Type A; Proof
1975 G 43,297,000 2.00 1.86 Type A
1975 G 43,000 Type A; Proof
1975 J 67,372,000 2.30 2.74 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 2.78 Type A
1976 F 43,000 Type A; Proof
1976 G 5,784,000 Type A
1976 G 43,000 Type A; Proof
1976 J 8,068,000 2.81 Type A
1976 J 43,000 Type A; Proof
1977 D 8,321,000 2.25 Type A
1977 D 51,000 Type A; Proof
1977 F 9,612,000 2.81 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 3.24 Type A
1978 F 54,000 Type A; Proof
1978 G 5,244,000 2.81 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 2.78 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 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 2.62 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 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 Type A
1982 D 78,000 Type A; Proof
1982 F 10,300,000 3.09 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 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 3.62 Type B
1989 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1989 F 19,800,000 1.79 3.65 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 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 1.12 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 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 3.01 Type B
1991 D 45,000 Type B; Proof
1991 F 21,600,000 2.77 3.51 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 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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