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Germany Hamburg 2, 3, and 5 Mark  1875 to 1914
Germany Hamburg 2, 3, and 5 Mark 1875 to 1914

The free city of Hamburg issued zwei (2), drei (3), and funf (5) mark coins during the period 1875 to 1914. The lions and shield design appears on many of their coins, including a gold 5 mark piece minted only in 1877. (You can see our appraisal of the gold 5 mark at this CoinQuest link.)

Here is a list of typical catalog values for the beautiful silver coins:

ZWEI (2) MARK (28 mm diameter,0.322 troy ounces silver):
worn: $35 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $50
well preserved (like our picture) before 1892: $400
well preserved after 1891: $130
fully uncirculated before 1892: $900
fully uncirculated after 1891: $350

DREI (3) MARK (33 mm diameter,0.482 troy ounces silver):
worn: $20 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $35
well preserved (like our picture): $40
fully uncirculated: $80

FUNF (5) MARK (38 mm diameter,0.804 troy ounces silver):
worn: $20 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $60
well preserved (like our picture) before 1889: $600
well preserved 1891 to 1899: $200
well preserved after 1899: $130
fully uncirculated before 1889: $2000
fully uncirculated 1891 to 1899: $600
fully uncirculated after 1899: $250

Be sure to use our Terminology page to convert the catalog values in the list above to actual buy and sell values. Actual value is less than catalog value.

Coin: 4887 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: dreaamdecide, Fri, 16-Jul-2010 13:31:34 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 15-Feb-2013 02:39:45 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sun, 01-Feb-2015 03:35:23 GMT
Requester description: 1909 FREIE UND HANSESTADT HAMBURG DUETSCHES REICH DRIE MARK 1909
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