5 Deutsche Mark

5 Deutsche Mark -  obverse5 Deutsche Mark -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Federal Republic of Germany
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 31 December 2001
Number N# 843
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 140.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
J# 415,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Schön# 139
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
1996
J

Engraver: Wolfgang Theodor Doehm

Reverse

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

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 Munich, Germany (1158-date)
F Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)
G Staatliche Münze 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:

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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 $ 1.60 $ 3.96 $ 2.20 $ 2.83 $ 4.41 22% Type A
1975 D 0.4% Type A; error: edge inscription missing
1975 D 43 000 0.6% Type A; Proof
1975 F 75 002 000 $ 2.18 $ 1.45 $ 2.79 $ 2.73 21% 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 $ 1.55 $ 1.52 $ 1.58 $ 2.04 13% Type A
1975 G 43 000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1975 J 67 372 000 $ 2.26 $ 2.50 $ 1.92 $ 3.02 18% Type A
1975 J 43 000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1976 D 7 821 000 $ 1.13 3% Type A; double die mintmark error exists
1976 D 43 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1976 F 9 072 000 $ 2.76 $ 2.74 5% Type A
1976 F 43 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1976 G 5 784 000 $ 4.03 3% Type A
1976 G 43 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1976 J 8 068 000 $ 2.60 3% Type A
1976 J 43 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1977 D 8 321 000 $ 2.26 4% Type A
1977 D 51 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1977 F 9 612 000 $ 2.83 $ 3.28 3% Type A
1977 F 51 000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1977 G 5 746 000 $ 2.83 3% Type A
1977 G 51 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1977 J 8 577 000 $ 2.83 4% Type A
1977 J 51 000 0.19% Type A; Proof
1978 D 7 854 000 $ 2.90 3% Type A
1978 D 54 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1978 F 9 054 000 $ 2.83 $ 3.39 4% Type A
1978 F 54 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1978 G 5 244 000 $ 2.83 2% Type A
1978 G 54 000 0.14% Type A; Proof
1978 J 8 064 000 $ 0.60 $ 2.26 3% Type A
1978 J 54 000 0.11% Type A; Proof
1979 D 7 889 000 $ 1.80 $ 3.96 3% Type A
1979 D 89 000 0.19% Type A; Proof
1979 F 9 089 000 $ 2.26 $ 3.63 3% Type A
1979 F 89 000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1979 G 5 279 000 $ 2.76 2% Type A
1979 G 89 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1979 J 8 099 000 $ 2.76 $ 3.39 3% Type A
1979 J 89 000 0.17% Type A; Proof
1980 D 8 300 000 $ 1.90 $ 3.59 3% Type A
1980 D 110 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1980 F 9 640 000 $ 2.38 $ 2.57 4% Type A
1980 F 110 000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1980 G 5 500 000 2% Type A
1980 G 110 000 0.17% Type A; Proof
1980 J 8 500 000 $ 2.78 3% Type A
1980 J 110 000 0.19% Type A; Proof
1981 D 8 300 000 3% Type A
1981 D 91 000 0.3% Type A; Proof
1981 F 9 600 000 $ 2.60 $ 2.83 3% Type A
1981 F 91 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1981 G 5 500 000 $ 1.13 2% Type A
1981 G 91 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1981 J 8 500 000 $ 2.83 3% Type A
1981 J 91 000 $ 2.00 0.3% Type A; Proof
1982 D 8 900 000 $ 3.30 $ 3.39 3% Type A
1982 D 78 000 0.14% Type A; Proof
1982 F 10 300 000 $ 2.90 $ 2.90 4% Type A
1982 F 78 000 0.17% Type A; Proof
1982 G 5 990 000 $ 2.40 2% Type A
1982 G 78 000 0.14% Type A; Proof
1982 J 9 100 000 $ 2.17 $ 3.39 3% Type A
1982 J 78 000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1983 D 6 240 000 $ 2.83 3% Type A
1983 D 75 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1983 F 7 200 000 $ 2.90 3% Type A
1983 F 75 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1983 G 4 152 000 $ 1.82 1.6% Type A
1983 G 75 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1983 J 6 408 000 $ 1.55 2% Type A
1983 J 75 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1984 D 6 000 000 $ 2.90 2% Type A
1984 D 64 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1984 F 6 900 000 $ 2.90 3% Type A
1984 F 64 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1984 G 4 000 000 1.8% Type A
1984 G 64 000 0.19% Type A; Proof
1984 J 6 100 000 $ 2.72 2.0% Type A
1984 J 64 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1985 D 4 900 000 2% Type A
1985 D 56 000 0.14% Type A; Proof
1985 F 5 700 000 $ 1.55 2% Type A
1985 F 54 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1985 G 3 300 000 1.3% Type A
1985 G 55 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1985 J 5 100 000 $ 1.91 1.7% Type A
1985 J 54 000 0.14% Type A; Proof
1986 D 4 900 000 $ 3.39 1.9% Type A
1986 D 44 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1986 F 5 700 000 1.8% Type A
1986 F 44 000 0.13% Type A; Proof
1986 G 3 300 000 1.3% Type A
1986 G 44 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1986 J 5 100 000 1.7% Type A
1986 J 44 000 0.11% Type A; Proof
1987 D 6 760 000 2% Type A
1987 D 45 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1987 F 7 800 000 $ 2.26 2% Type A
1987 F 45 000 0.19% Type A; Proof
1987 G 4 500 000 1.7% Type A
1987 G 45 000 0.16% Type A; Proof
1987 J 6 940 000 2% Type A
1987 J 45 000 0.14% Type A; Proof
1988 D 11 960 000 3% Type A
1988 D 45 000 0.17% Type A; Proof
1988 F 13 800 000 $ 4.60 $ 1.49 4% Type A
1988 F 45 000 0.2% Type A; Proof
1988 G 7 960 000 2% Type A
1988 G 45 000 0.16% 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 $ 2.77 $ 2.83 4% Type B
1989 D 45 000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1989 F 19 800 000 $ 0.85 $ 3.39 5% Type B
1989 F 45 000 0.17% Type B; Proof
1989 G 11 420 000 3% Type B
1989 G 45 000 0.17% Type B; Proof
1989 J 17 620 000 $ 2.83 $ 2.05 4% Type B
1989 J 45 000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1990 D 20 900 000 5% Type B
1990 D 45 000 0.2% Type B; Proof
1990 F 24 120 000 $ 1.13 $ 2.83 5% Type B
1990 F 45 000 0.2% Type B; Proof
1990 G 13 910 000 3% Type B
1990 G 45 000 0.19% Type B; Proof
1990 J 21 470 000 $ 1.13 4% Type B
1990 J 45 000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1991 A 18 000 000 $ 2.26 3% Type B
1991 A 45 000 0.09% Type B; Proof
1991 D 18 900 000 $ 2.61 $ 2.95 4% Type B
1991 D 45 000 0.17% Type B; Proof
1991 F 21 600 000 $ 2.83 $ 3.53 4% Type B
1991 F 45 000 0.17% Type B; Proof
1991 G 12 600 000 3% Type B
1991 G 45 000 0.09% Type B; Proof
1991 J 18 900 000 3% Type B
1991 J 45 000 0.13% 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 0.14% Type B; Proof
1992 F 19 200 000 $ 2.26 $ 2.83 3% Type B
1992 F 45 000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1992 G 11 200 000 $ 2.35 2% Type B
1992 G 45 000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1992 J 16 800 000 3% Type B
1992 J 45 000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1993 A 3 200 000 1.0% Type B
1993 A 45 000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1993 D 3 380 000 1.0% Type B
1993 D 45 000 0.09% Type B; Proof
1993 F 3 840 000 1.0% Type B
1993 F 45 000 0.10% 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 0.09% Type B; Proof
1994 D 4 200 000 1.0% Type B
1994 D 45 000 0.09% 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 0.9% Type B
1994 G 45 000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1994 J 4 200 000 1.0% Type B
1994 J 45 000 0.10% Type B; Proof
1995 A 20 000 0.2% Type B; in sets only
1995 A 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1995 D 20 000 0.2% Type B; in sets only
1995 D 45 000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1995 F 20 000 0.2% Type B; in sets only
1995 F 45 000 0.11% Type B; Proof
1995 G 20 000 0.2% Type B; in sets only
1995 G 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1995 J 20 000 0.2% Type B; in sets only
1995 J 45 000 0.13% Type B; Proof
1996 A 50 000 0.4% 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 0.17% Type B; Proof
1997 D 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1997 D 45 000 0.19% Type B; Proof
1997 F 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1997 F 45 000 0.16% 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 0.17% Type B; Proof
1998 D 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 D 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1998 F 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 F 45 000 0.17% Type B; Proof
1998 G 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 G 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1998 J 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1998 J 45 000 0.16% Type B; Proof
1999 A 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 A 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1999 D 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 D 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1999 F 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 F 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1999 G 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 G 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
1999 J 70 000 0.3% Type B; in sets only
1999 J 45 000 0.14% 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 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2000 D 45 000 0.14% Type B; Proof
2000 F 70 000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2000 F 45 000 0.11% Type B; Proof
2000 G 70 000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2000 G 45 000 0.14% 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 $ 3.62 0.5% Type B; in sets only
2001 A 78 000 $ 4.53 0.2% Type B; Proof
2001 D 130 000 $ 3.62 0.5% Type B; in sets only
2001 D 78 000 0.16% Type B; Proof
2001 F 130 000 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2001 F 78 000 0.17% Type B; Proof
2001 G 130 000 $ 3.62 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2001 G 78 000 0.2% Type B; Proof
2001 J 130 000 $ 3.62 0.4% Type B; in sets only
2001 J 78 000 0.4% Type B; Proof

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