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5 Deutsche Mark

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse5 Deutsche Mark -  reverse

© Ulmo

Features

Country Germany - Federal Republic
Period Federal Republic (1949-date)
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,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
J# 415,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461826 .
Schön# 139
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Face value in a square with rounded corners.

Lettering:
5 DEUTSCHE MARK
BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND

Translation:
5 Deutsche Mark
Federal Republic of Germany

Engraver: Wolfgang Theodor Doehm

Reverse

The German eagle with the mintmark below the date, all below the eagle

Lettering:
1996
J

Engraver: Wolfgang Theodor Doehm

Edge

Smooth and inscripted

Lettering: EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT

Translation: Unity and Justice and Freedom

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mints

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)
D Bavarian Central Mint (Bayerisches Hauptmünzamt), Munich, Germany (1871-date)
F Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)
G Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany (1827-date)
J Hamburgische Münze, Germany (801-date)

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

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

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975 D 65,663,000 1.66 2.35 2.95 5.30 22% Type A
1975 D 0.4% Type A; error: edge inscription missing
1975 D 43,000 0.5% Type A; Proof
1975 F 75,002,000 2.28 2.95 3.45 20% Type A
1975 F 0.4% Type A; error: edge inscription missing
1975 F 43,000 0.5% Type A; Proof
1975 G 43,297,000 2.04 1.55 13% Type A
1975 G 43,000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1975 J 67,372,000 2.37 2.36 2.36 18% Type A
1975 J 43,000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1976 D 7,821,000 3% Type A; double die mintmark error exists
1976 D 43,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1976 F 9,072,000 2.88 5% Type A
1976 F 43,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1976 G 5,784,000 4.46 3% Type A
1976 G 43,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1976 J 8,068,000 2.88 3% Type A
1976 J 43,000 0.18% Type A; Proof
1977 D 8,321,000 2.36 4% Type A
1977 D 51,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1977 F 9,612,000 2.95 3% Type A
1977 F 51,000 0.11% Type A; Proof
1977 G 5,746,000 0.30 3% Type A
1977 G 51,000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1977 J 8,577,000 2.41 4% Type A
1977 J 51,000 0.20% Type A; Proof
1978 D 7,854,000 3% Type A
1978 D 54,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1978 F 9,054,000 3.45 3.54 4% Type A
1978 F 54,000 0.18% Type A; Proof
1978 G 5,244,000 2.95 2% Type A
1978 G 54,000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1978 J 8,064,000 3% Type A
1978 J 54,000 0.11% Type A; Proof
1979 D 7,889,000 4.13 3% Type A
1979 D 89,000 0.18% Type A; Proof
1979 F 9,089,000 2.88 3.79 3% Type A
1979 F 89,000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1979 G 5,279,000 2% Type A
1979 G 89,000 0.20% Type A; Proof
1979 J 8,099,000 3.54 3% Type A
1979 J 89,000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1980 D 8,300,000 4.13 3% Type A
1980 D 110,000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1980 F 9,640,000 2.76 2.76 4% Type A
1980 F 110,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1980 G 5,500,000 2% Type A
1980 G 110,000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1980 J 8,500,000 2.90 3% Type A
1980 J 110,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1981 D 8,300,000 3% Type A
1981 D 91,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1981 F 9,600,000 2.01 3.54 3% Type A
1981 F 91,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1981 G 5,500,000 1.18 2% Type A
1981 G 91,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1981 J 8,500,000 3% Type A
1981 J 91,000 2.09 0.3% Type A; Proof
1982 D 8,900,000 3.45 3.54 3% Type A
1982 D 78,000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1982 F 10,300,000 2.95 3.42 4% Type A
1982 F 78,000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1982 G 5,990,000 0.14 2% Type A
1982 G 78,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1982 J 9,100,000 3.54 3% Type A
1982 J 78,000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1983 D 6,240,000 3% Type A
1983 D 75,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1983 F 7,200,000 2% Type A
1983 F 75,000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1983 G 4,152,000 1.6% Type A
1983 G 75,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1983 J 6,408,000 2% Type A
1983 J 75,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1984 D 6,000,000 2% Type A
1984 D 64,000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1984 F 6,900,000 2.89 3% Type A
1984 F 64,000 0.20% Type A; Proof
1984 G 4,000,000 1.7% Type A
1984 G 64,000 0.18% Type A; Proof
1984 J 6,100,000 2.0% Type A
1984 J 64,000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1985 D 4,900,000 2% Type A
1985 D 56,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1985 F 5,700,000 1.62 2% Type A
1985 F 54,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1985 G 3,300,000 1.2% Type A
1985 G 55,000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1985 J 5,100,000 1.6% Type A
1985 J 54,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1986 D 4,900,000 3.54 1.9% Type A
1986 D 44,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1986 F 5,700,000 1.8% Type A
1986 F 44,000 0.11% Type A; Proof
1986 G 3,300,000 1.3% Type A
1986 G 44,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1986 J 5,100,000 1.5% Type A
1986 J 44,000 0.10% Type A; Proof
1987 D 6,760,000 2% Type A
1987 D 45,000 0.20% Type A; Proof
1987 F 7,800,000 2.36 2% Type A
1987 F 45,000 0.20% Type A; Proof
1987 G 4,500,000 1.6% Type A
1987 G 45,000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1987 J 6,940,000 2% Type A
1987 J 45,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1988 D 11,960,000 3% Type A
1988 D 45,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1988 F 13,800,000 4% Type A
1988 F 45,000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1988 G 7,960,000 2% Type A
1988 G 45,000 0.15% Type A; Proof
1988 J 12,280,000 3% Type A
1988 J 45,000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1989 D 17,160,000 2.61 3.54 4% Type B
1989 D 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1989 F 19,800,000 0.89 3.54 5% Type B
1989 F 45,000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1989 G 11,420,000 3% Type B
1989 G 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1989 J 17,620,000 2.95 4% Type B
1989 J 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1990 D 20,900,000 4% Type B
1990 D 45,000 0.2% Type B; Proof
1990 F 24,120,000 1.18 5% Type B
1990 F 45,000 0.20% Type B; Proof
1990 G 13,910,000 3% Type B
1990 G 45,000 0.18% Type B; Proof
1990 J 21,470,000 0.86 4% Type B
1990 J 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1991 A 18,000,000 3% Type B
1991 A 45,000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1991 D 18,900,000 2.73 3.54 3% Type B
1991 D 45,000 0.18% Type B; Proof
1991 F 21,600,000 2.91 3.68 4% Type B
1991 F 45,000 0.18% Type B; Proof
1991 G 12,600,000 3% Type B
1991 G 45,000 0.08% Type B; Proof
1991 J 18,900,000 3% Type B
1991 J 45,000 0.15% Type B; Proof
1992 A 16,000,000 3% Type B
1992 A 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1992 D 16,800,000 3% Type B
1992 D 45,000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1992 F 19,200,000 3% Type B
1992 F 45,000 0.18% Type B; Proof
1992 G 11,200,000 2.92 2% Type B
1992 G 45,000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1992 J 16,800,000 3% Type B
1992 J 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1993 A 3,200,000 0.9% Type B
1993 A 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1993 D 3,380,000 0.9% Type B
1993 D 45,000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1993 F 3,840,000 1.0% Type B
1993 F 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1993 G 2,240,000 0.8% Type B
1993 G 45,000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1993 J 3,360,000 0.9% Type B
1993 J 45,000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1994 A 4,000,000 1.1% Type B
1994 A 45,000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1994 D 4,200,000 1.0% Type B
1994 D 45,000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1994 F 4,800,000 1.1% Type B
1994 F 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1994 G 2,800,000 0.8% Type B
1994 G 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1994 J 4,200,000 0.9% Type B
1994 J 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1995 A 20,000 0.2% Type B; in sets only
1995 A 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1995 D 20,000 0.20% Type B; in sets only
1995 D 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1995 F 20,000 0.20% Type B; in sets only
1995 F 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1995 G 20,000 0.20% Type B; in sets only
1995 G 45,000 0.15% Type B; Proof
1995 J 20,000 0.20% Type B; in sets only
1995 J 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1996 A 50,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1996 A 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1996 D 50,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1996 D 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1996 F 50,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1996 F 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1996 G 50,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1996 G 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1996 J 50,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1996 J 45,000 0.2% Type B; Proof
1997 A 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1997 A 45,000 0.20% Type B; Proof
1997 D 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1997 D 45,000 0.2% Type B; Proof
1997 F 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1997 F 45,000 0.18% Type B; Proof
1997 G 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1997 G 45,000 0.2% Type B; Proof
1997 J 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1997 J 45,000 0.2% Type B; Proof
1998 A 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 A 45,000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1998 D 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 D 45,000 0.15% Type B; Proof
1998 F 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 F 45,000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1998 G 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 G 45,000 0.15% Type B; Proof
1998 J 70,000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
1998 J 45,000 0.15% Type B; Proof
1999 A 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 A 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1999 D 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 D 45,000 0.15% Type B; Proof
1999 F 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 F 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1999 G 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 G 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1999 J 70,000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
1999 J 45,000 0.15% Type B; Proof
2000 A 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
2000 A 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
2000 D 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
2000 D 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
2000 F 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
2000 F 45,000 0.11% Type B; Proof
2000 G 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
2000 G 45,000 0.13% Type B; Proof
2000 J 70,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
2000 J 45,000 0.16% Type B; Proof
2001 A 130,000 5.90 0.5% Type B; in sets only
2001 A 78,000 4.72 0.3% Type B; Proof
2001 D 130,000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2001 D 78,000 0.18% Type B; Proof
2001 F 130,000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
2001 F 78,000 0.20% Type B; Proof
2001 G 130,000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2001 G 78,000 0.20% Type B; Proof
2001 J 130,000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2001 J 78,000 0.4% Type B; Proof

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