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Coin: Ten Marks 1895
Description

Gold 10 Mark coin issued by the German New Guinea Company.

CountryNew Guinea, German CurrencyNew Guinean Mark
Face value10 (x Mark) TypeTen Marks
Year1895 CurrentNo (demonetised 1911)
Mintage2,000 (2000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Berlin Mint Letter A 2,000 (2000)
Material0.9000 Gold DesignerEmil Weigand
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.9820
Obverse

Within an open wreath, 10 / NEU-GUINEA / MARK / 1895; around above, NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE; below, the mint mark A.

Obverse inscription

NEU-GUINEA COMPAGNIE 10 NEU GUINEA MARK 1895

Reverse

Great Bird of Paradise displaying full plumage.

Reverse inscription

None

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Ten Marks 1895: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Ten Marks 1895: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGerman New Guinea 2
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGerman New Guinea KM# 8
Ten Marks 1895: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Deutsche Bundesbank Mint link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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