A piece from one of the more scarce German states of the 1872-1915 Imperial era. Deep iridescent toning with sea-green, olive, and goldish-yellow.
The Teutonic Order began striking coins in the 13th Centuries and were also known as the Order of the Knights.
A small patch of smoothing in the obverse field signifies the details grade. Superb eye appeal for the issue.
The well-known Goethe five mark, struck in very small numbers. This one is from the Berlin mint, original mintage of 11,000. Less than 20,000 pieces struck in total.