5 Reichsmark coin
Date of Creation1936 [issued]
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
CreatorDeutsche Reichsbank [issued by]
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionEagle and swastika on obverse with denomination and date. Portrait of Paul von Hindenburg on reverse. Mintmark "A" on reverse. Inscription along edge.
Measurementsdiameter: 2.9 cm
InscriptionsEdge: GEMEINNUTZ GEHT VOR EIGENNUTZ
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2020 by Benjamin Lush.
The donor found the coin in a collector's cardboard holder along with other paper currency during a demolition.
Legal Statuspermanent collection