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Coin: Twenty Marks 1895
Description

Gold 20 Mark coin issued by the German New Guinea Company.

CountryNew Guinea, German CurrencyNew Guinean Mark
Face value20 (x Mark) TypeTwenty Marks
Year1895 CurrentNo (demonetised 1911)
Mintage1,500 (1500)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Berlin Mint 1,500 (1500) Letter A
Material0.9000 Gold DesignerEmil Weigand
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)7.9650
Obverse

Great Bird of Paradise displaying full plumage.

Obverse inscription

None

Reverse

Within an open wreath, 20 / NEU-GUINEA / MARK / 1895; around above, NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE; below, the mint mark A.

Reverse inscription

NEU-GUINEA COMPAGNIE 20 NEU GUINEA MARK 1895

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Twenty Marks 1895: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Twenty Marks 1895: Photos
Twenty Marks 1895: Photo New Guinea 1895-A 20 mark
New Guinea 1895-A 20 mark
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Notes: Proof.
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Twenty Marks 1895: Photo New Guinea 1895-A 20 mark
New Guinea 1895-A 20 mark
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Notes: Proof.
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Twenty Marks 1895: Photo German New Guinea Company, 20 Mark coin, 1895, bird of paradise on reverse side
German New Guinea Company, 20 Mark coin, 1895, bird of paradise on reverse side
Copyright: Deutsche Bundesbank
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Twenty Marks 1895: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGerman New Guinea 1
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGerman New Guinea KM# 9
Twenty 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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Twenty Marks 1895: Some useful external links
New Guinea 1895-A 20 mark - CoinFactsWiki