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Coin: Two Marks 1894
Description

Silver 2 Mark coin issued by the German New Guinea Company.

CountryNew Guinea, German CurrencyNew Guinean Mark
Face value2 (x Mark) TypeTwo Marks
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1911)
Mintage13,404 (13404)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Berlin Mint Letter A 13,404 (13404)
Material0.9000 Silver DesignerEmil Weigand
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.1110
Obverse

Within an open wreath, 2 / NEU-GUINEA / MARK / 1894; around above, NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE; below, the mint mark A.

Obverse inscription

NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE 2 NEU-GUINEA MARK 1894

Reverse

Bird of Paradise standing on branch with tail extended.

Reverse inscription

None

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 13,000.

Two Marks 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Two Marks 1894: Photos
Two Marks 1894: Photo Coin - 2 Marks, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
Coin - 2 Marks, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
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Two Marks 1894: Photo Coin - 2 Marks, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
Coin - 2 Marks, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
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Two Marks 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGerman New Guinea KM# 6
Two Marks 1894: 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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Two Marks 1894: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 2 Marks, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
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