Category Archives: Germany Money

1862 German States Herzogthum Nassau 1 Kreuzer Coin

This is a 1862 German States Herzogthum Nassau 1 Kreuzer coin, please see it in the pictures below.  The German States did not unite until 1871 and prior to and even after unification they each made their own coinage.  This Kreuzer is from Herzogthem (Duchy of) Nassau.  This coin is made from copper.  At the bottom of the front you’ll notice the word Scheidemünze which coins were called in Germany (during the time period when this was made) that were made out of medal that was worth less than face value (at the time).  The image in the center appears to be a coat of arms.  The reverse has the denomination of 1 Kreuzer surrounded by a wreath.  There were 609,990 of these made in 1862.

This 1862 German States Herzogthum Nassau 1 Kreuzer Coin appears to be in Almost Uncirculated condition and very collectible with some numismatic value.

Koin kuno 1 satu Kreuzer dari negara Jerman Serikat dari Nassau


Koin kuno 1 satu Kreuzer dari negara Jerman Serikat dari Nassau tarbuat di bahan tembaga.

1912 Saxony Albertine 3 Marks Silver Coin

In this entry we will look at a 1912 German States Saxony Albertine Drei 3 Marks Silver Coin.  It is composed of 90 percent silver.  This coin has a picture (on its front) of Friedrich August III who was the last monarch of Saxony who relinquished his throne on his own when Germany lost World War I.  The reverse side has the crowned German imperial eagle symbol used at that time.   This coin was made in the Muldenhuttne mint (E mint mark) There were approximately 378 thousand of these struck in 1912.

Please see the pictures of our 1912 German State of Saxony Albertine 3 Marks Silver Coin  in the pictures below.


Koin Perak Kuno 3 tiga Marks dari negara Jerman tahun 1912.

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1923 Germany 10 Million Marks Zehn Millionen Mark Banknote Old Currency

Here we have a German 10 Million Marks banknote produced in the year of 1923.  This was the year that papiermark (which was the currency of the Weimer Republic was wiped out and replaced with the rentenmark (or stabilization currency).  This note has a date of  August 22, 1923 on it below which one will notice the 2 Reichsbank direktorium seals with eagles.  This banknote note is uniface which was not uncommon for paper money from Germany during this era.  This was likely done as an efficiency measure due to hyperinflation pressures on this currency.

See our 1923 10 Million Marks in the picture underneath.  It appears that this banknote saw very little circulation.





Uang kertas kuno 10 Sepuluh Juta Marks dari negara Jerman tahun 1923.

1917 Germany Lindenberg Stadt City Notgeld 50 Pfennigs

This post will be about the topic of a German notgeld (emergency money) 50 Pfennigs (denomination).  It was produced by the German city of Lindenberg im Allgäu (located in Bavaria) in the year 1917.  On its front side there appears to be a picture of a medieval soldier on both sides of which are 50 for the denomination of this money.  The back or reverse side has what appears to be a picture of an old church located in Lindenberg surrounded by a fancy frame.  Also on the bottom of the reverse side is when this money was printed: 1 August 1917.

This 1917 notgeld 50 Pfennigs looks like it is almost uncirculated in its grade.

Uang kertas kuno lima puluh Pfennings dari negara Jerman kota Lindenberg.




1923 Germany Railroad Authority Deutsche Reichsbahn 10 Million Marks

On this post we will a highlight a 1923 Germany 10 million marks note.  This one is particular was printed by the German Railroad Authority (Deutsche Reichsbahn) at the time.  It may seem odd that such an institution would print money but at the time there were severe  inflationary pressures in Germany.  This particular note has purple and gold colors to it and has an image of winged wheel.  There is print only on one side as the back is blank (not unusual for many German issues of 1923).

See pictures of our 1923 Germany Rail 10 million marks in the photos below.  It is crisp, no stains, folds, writing, pin holes etc.

Uang kertas kuno sepuluh juta marks dari negara Jerman tahun 1923.

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1910A Silver Germany Prussian 3 Marks Drei Mark

In this entry we will be examining a 1910 90 Percent silver (has .4823 ounce of the precious metal in it)  3 Marks coin from Germany.  It is a German States issue from Prussia.  on its obverse or font side is an image of the last king of the German Empire: Kaiser Wilhelm II who abdicated his throne in 1918 at the end of World War I.  This coin possesses the A mint mark on its obverse indicating it was produced in Berlin.  The back has a picture of the German imperial eagle.  There were about 5 and a half million of these made in 1910.

Check out our 1910A German three marks Prussia in the photos which appears to be in a grade of extra fine and is a nice collection piece.

Kuno perak koin tiga Marks dari negara Jerman tahun 1910.

1910A silver German States Prussia 3 Marks coinkoin perak kuno Jerman

1876 A German States Prussia 2 Marks Deutsches Reich Zwei Mark

Here we will talk about a Deutsches Reich Zwei Mark German States Prussia 2 marks from the year 1876.  On its obverse or front side has an image of Kaiser Wilhelm I who was the first emperor of Germany.   He together with his President Otto von Bismarck (a skilled statesman) united most of the German States into one empire.  Wilhelm (William) was at a young age an officer in the Prussian Army and fought against Napoleon.   The back or reserve side has an image of a crowned imperial eagle.    It also has the year and “Deutsches Reich” which in English means German Empire.  At the bottom is the denomination: “Zwei Mark” (2 Marks). This coin was struck in the Berlin mint which is designated on the front side with the “A” mint mark.  It is made of 90 percent silver and has .3215 ounces of the precious metal in it.

Check out our 1876 A German States Prussia 2 Marks in the photos below.

Koin perak kuno dua Marks dari Negara Jerman Serikat tahun 1876.


German silver 2 marks 1876koin perak kuno dua 2 marks Jerman Germany

Uncirculated Eine Billion German Marks Banknote Reichbahn Direktion Cassel

In this posting we will be discussing a German Eine Billion Mark (which translates into 1 Trillion Marks in English) banknote. This note was produced by the Reichsbahn Direktion Cassel, a German rail authority. It was printed on October 24, 1923 which was when Germany was reaching its peak in the hyperflation era.  Shortly after the mark’s (Papiermark) value was totally wiped out and replaced with the Rentenmark (stabilization currency).    The denomiation of this banknote is certainly not that common and could be considered scarce. This paper money has a silver colored seal on this paper money which is an interesting highlight.  This is a uniface bill with no print on the reverse.

Our Eine Billion Mark note by the Reichsbahn Direktion is in uncirculated condition.

German Eine Billion Mark

1923 1 Trillion Marks paper money

Uang kertas kuno satu triliun Mark dari negara Jerman tahun 1923.

1910 Germany 100 Marks Paper Money Banknote

In this posting we will examine a 1910 German 100 Marks (Ein Hundert Mark) old currency banknote (Germany P-42).  On the front in the middle is the date it was printed which was April 21, 1910.  Also on the front side (top left) is a picture of Roman god Mercury facing right.  There is also is a picture of the Roman god Ceres facing to the left.  The watermark on this bill is a picture of William I (or Wilhelm I) who became the first German Emperor (with the help of Otto Von Bismark).  On the reverse is a take on Germania (a human form which is a representation of the German nation).

Take a glance of our 1910 Germany 100 marks banknote in the photos below.  Its condition is very fine.

1910 German marks

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Uang kertas kuno seratus 100 Marks dari negara Jerman tahun 1910.

1923 German Stadt Trier 1000 Marks Banknote Overprinted with 500000M

In this posting we will explore a German 1000 Marks banknote from February 1923 that was later overprinted on as 500000 Marks in July 1923.  This shows how dire the  hyperinflation situation was in Germany at the time as the authorities there were trying to inflate themselves out of the war debt from WWI.  In the end the currency failed and was replaced by the Rentenmark in 1924.  In any case our overprinted banknote appears to have been a city issue as the top of the obverse says Stadt Trier or the city of Trier in English.  The old 1000 denomination is crossed out and there is overprint saying: Gültig Für 500000 M Fünfhunderdhausend Mark (which in English would translate as valid for 500000 Marks).  This bill is predominately in brown print with various patterns.

See our 1000 Marks banknote overprinted with 500000 M below.  It has minimal wear, is crisp and has with a couple very slights fold in one corner.  It would likely grade as a lower extra fine or higher very fine.

Uang kertas kuno seribu 1000 Marks dari negara Jerman tahun 1923. Uang kertas yang unik error salah cetak terlalu over berlebihan cetak dibelakang nya manjadi 500,0000 M alias Mark