Reichsmark: coin of Germany (1925-1939); 100 reichspfennig


5 reichsmark, 1935: German Reich (Third Reich or Nazi Germany)

5 reichsmark, 1935: German Reich (Third Reich or Nazi Germany)

DEUTSCHES REICH: German Reich (on coins — name of German Empire between 1871 and 1918 & Weimar Republic between 1918 and 1933 & Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945 & Allied-occupied Germany between 1945 and 1948).

1935 - REICHS - 5 - MARK.

Coat of arms of the German Reich (German "Reichswappen") during 1933-1935: black eagle with a red beak, a red tongue and red feet on a golden field.

PAUL VON HINDENBURG, 1847-1934: Portrait of Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg — German Field Marshal, who led the Imperial German Army during WWI and later played a role President of Germany in 1925-1934. In 1933 he appointed Adolf Hitler as Chancellor of Germany...

A: Mark of the Berlin Mint (Staatliche Münze Berlin).

GEMEINNUTZ GEHT VOR EIGENNUTZ: THE COMMON GOOD BEFORE THE SELF GOOD (nazi motto, Hitler's basic stance on the subordination of the economy to the national interest) — protective inscription on the edge of the coin.

Mintage: 19.324.843.

  • Silver (0.900): 29 mm - 13.8 g
  • Reference price: 7.1$

COIN REICHSMARK — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. GERMANY (1925-1939) — WEIMAR REPUBLIC + NAZI GERMANY: reichsmark = 100 reichspfennig

About the name of the coin reichsmark: the name of the reichsmark coin is literally translated as "Imperial Mark" or "State Mark".
In essence, it is a variant of the German mark (the monetary unit of Germany in the period from 1924 to 1948).