What is a commemorative coin from 1749 worth

Information about the coin

General data

The nominal value is the stamped value of a coin. It usually consists of a number and the currency as a unit. If there is no denomination, it is usually a medal. Exceptions are coins where the weight determines the value (e.g. thalers):5 German marks
The minting period indicates in which time interval (from when to when) a coin was minted:1982
The type of a coin indicates the reason for its minting. Usually, coins are minted for the population as a means of payment (so-called circulation coins) or for special occasions (commemorative coins):Commemorative coin
The occasion describes the reason for issuing a coin. This is particularly relevant for commemorative coins that are issued on the basis of an event (occasion):150th anniversary of the death of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Obverse The obverse is the main face of a coin. Depending on the reason for the coinage, the nominal can be on the obverse. In the case of circulation coins, the face value is on the obverse. In the case of commemorative coins, the subject of whose thought is on the obverse:The obverse shows the head picture of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe looking to the front right in a circle. The inscription reads "JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE 1749 - 1832".
The lapel is the less important side of a coin. Usually the national coat of arms is on the lapel:On the lapel is the German coat of arms eagle in a circle surrounded by the nominal "DEUTSCHE 5 MARK", the year and the country name "BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND". The abbreviation of the mint is on the right wing of the eagle.
The edge of a coin can also contain a motif. Patterns or inscriptions are common:The edge is smooth and bears the inscription "BETWEEN US BE TRUTH.".
Most of the time, coins are round. But there are also coins that are square or have a wave cut:Round
Material Each coin is made of one material. Mostly metals are used, but in times of need they have also experimented with alternative materials .:Nickel, copper-nickel flat.
In addition to its strength, the diameter of a coin is one of the properties that describe the spatial dimensions of the coin:Target: 29.00 mm Actual: 28.97 mm / 29.02 mm / 29.07 mm (min / avg / max)
Strength is the thickness of the coin:Target: 2.07 mm Actual: 2.06 mm / 2.07 mm / 2.08 mm (min / avg / max)
The weight of a coin used to be a characteristic of the value of a coin and its purchasing power. Today it is more used in circulation coins to distinguish them from other coins:Target: 10.00 g Actual: 9.96 g / 10.00 g / 10.04 g (min / avg / max)
Stamp rotation The stamp rotation describes the rotation of the lapel to the obverse and is given in degrees:Target: 0.00 ° Actual: 0.00 ° / 1.00 ° / 2.00 ° (min / avg / max)
The artist designed the motif of the coin:Hubert Klinkel
The issue date indicates when the coin was issued for the first time:07.12.1982
The collection date indicates when the issuer of a coin takes the coin out of circulation. Purchasing power does not necessarily have to be lost when you move in:31.12.2001
The nominal value is defined as the number of the nominal converted into the base currency. The face value of a 10 pfennig piece is therefore 0.1:5 DEMDeutsche Mark = 2.56 EUR (as of 01/01/1999)

Catalog numbers

Small German coin catalog (edition 36/2006):156
World coin catalog 20th century (edition 33):156
The German coins since 1871 (edition of 20):432


  EditionCurrent market price per preservation 
   Very nice - the coins have got scratches from circulation. The edge may show slight damage. The embossed gloss has disappeared. The details are easily attacked.EF extremely fine - the coin has received slight scratches due to a short circulation. The embossed gloss is present in large parts. The details are there in full. Fingerprints are visible.VZ-ST excellent - stamped gloss - the coin has received minimal scratches due to the manufacturing process. The embossed gloss is completely present. Details are all there. A fingerprint is allowed.STstempelglanz - The coin must not have any scratches or other surface damage that is visible to the naked eye. The embossed gloss is completely present. The details are fully visible. No fingerprints are visible. The coin is absolutely flawless. 
1982, D ​​Munich, NP normal coinage 8.000.0002,563,424,174,00 More ...
1982, D ​​Munich, SPGL mirror finish embossing 350.000???4,88 More ...
(forecast price in euros, as of May 16, 2021, further information can be found in the Help)


Occasion, artist, material, diameter, weight, thickness, issue date from http://www.bundesbank.de/Redaktion/DE/Downloads/Aufgabe/Bargeld/uebersicht_ueber_die_in_der_bundes Republik_deutschland_gepraegten_5_dm_gedenkmuenzen.pdf?__blob=publicationFile (accessed on 19.09.2015)