Germany 5 Mark (1989-1993 Deutsche Bundesbank)

Germany 5 Mark (1989-1993 Deutsche Bundesbank)


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Germany 5 Mark (1989-1993 Deutsche Bundesbank)

The Deutsche Mark (Germany 5 Mark (1989-1993 Deutsche Bundesbank)) was the official currency of West Germany (1948-1990) and Germany (1990-2002) until the adoption of the euro in 2002.

It was first issued under Allied occupation in 1948 replacing the Reichsmark, and served as the Federal Republic of Germany’s official currency from its founding the following year until 1999.

When the Mark was replaced by the euro; its coins and banknotes remained in circulation, defined in terms of euros, until the introduction of euro notes and coins in early 2002.

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The Deutsche Mark ceased to be legal tender immediately upon the introduction of the euro-in contrast to the other Eurozone nations, where the euro and legacy currency circulated side by side for up to two months.

DM coins and banknotes continued to be accepted as valid forms of payment in Germany until 28 February 2002.

The Deutsche Bundesbank started issuing these 5 Deutsche Mark banknotes in 1992.

The bill of fünf deutsche mark features the portrait of Bettina Von Arnim, German writer.

A Horn, symbolizing “Des Knaben Wunderhorn”.

On the back, Brandenburger Tor, Berlin.

Script from Bettina von Arnim’s correspondence with Goethe (“Briefwechsel mit einem Kinde”)

Text: Deutsche Bundesbank Banknote, 5, Fünf Deutsche Mark

The reason why of the Germany Mark

Produced in order to be prepared in case of a military attack from Eastern Europe.

Assuming that in case of a successful invasion the enemy would take possession of the Deutsche Mark notes and coins.

All regular DM-notes would have been declared immediately as no longer valid.

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Olive green, Green, Light green


122 x 62 mm


Horn, Brandenburger Tor


Bettina Von Arnim


Brandenburger Tor, Berlin


Writer, Novelist. Publisher, Composer, Singer and Visual artist


Outmoded Deutsche Marks Banknotes


5 Deutsche Mark Deutsche Bundesbank



Composition material


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Deutsche Marks

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