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Germany Reichsbank Direktorium Gold Plated Souvenirs  1888
Germany Reichsbank Direktorium Gold Plated Souvenirs 1888

These are neat-looking coins. But they are worth about zero. Bordering (or perhaps not bordering) on illegal, they are modern coins made of brass which has been plated with a super-thin layer of pure (0.999) gold. There is essentially no gold at all in the coin. You can buy them for a few US dollars.

Reichsbank Direktorium Aachen means 'Board of the Empire Bank in Aachen.' Aachen is a modern tourist town in western Germany. There are several variations of this coin, all worth essentially zero. They make nice souvenirs and will puzzle coin collectors for years to come.

Coin: 15264 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: james, Fri, 23-Aug-2013 04:06:09 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 23-Aug-2013 13:18:03 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sun, 09-Aug-2015 19:18:17 GMT
Requester description: 1888 reichsbank direktorium Aachen 1888 located on front. einigkeit recht freiheit 999 reichs gold on reverse. four eagles around cut-out maltese cross on front. eagle on top of cut-out cross surrounded by wreath on reverse.
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