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Germania. 5 Mark 2019 Germania Iron Cross - 1 Oz

Germania. 5 Mark 2019 Germania Iron Cross - 1 Oz

Germania. 5 Mark 2019 Germania Iron Cross - 1 Oz
Silver - Uncirculated (not released for circulation)

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Germania 2019 5 Mark GERMANIA Iron Cross 1 Oz

"Germania" is the Latin term for Germany, from which the name "Germany" is used in English language today. Due to the connection with patriotic feelings, this word was present mainly in German literature and poetry. In ancient times the area inhabited by Germans east of the Rhine and north of the Danube rivers was called Germania. At that time its first personifications on coins and reliefs appeared, depicting a brave woman - the guardian of the nation.

Germania as a personification presents a beautiful woman with long, flowing hair, dressed in a wind-blown dress, with a victory symbolising laurel wreath on her head. The Amazon wields an imperial sword (Reichsschwert) and a medieval shield with the image of a two-headed eagle, which is also the main motif of the coin's reverse.

The two-headed eagle is a symbol appearing in Roman mythology associated with Janus - the god of all origins, guardian of doors, gates, passages and bridges, the patron of allied agreements and arrangements. Heads facing the opposite symbolise the past and the future. The lightning bolts held in the claws of an eagle are a divine attribute, symbolizing strength and the power of creation and destruction.

Mint Mark: Germania Mint
Year: 2019
Face Value: 5 Mark
Metal: silver
Fineness: .9999
Weight: 1 oz (31.10 g)
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 500 pcs
Finish: ruthenium, numbering
Certificate: YES
Presentation case: YES

Lot details
5 Mark
Year/Period and Variation
2019 Germania Iron Cross - 1 Oz
Precious metal
Uncirculated (not released for circulation)
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