# 1009 - German Coins - Part 13

The info below comes from GODE Bayerisches Münzkontor's COA (Certificate of Authenticity) of this coin or from https://en.numista.com/ , or from https://www.wikipedia.org/.

I was rummaging through a box when I found a few German coins. As I haven't posted them yet, let's start a new series about German circulating or commemorative coins.

The thirteenth is a 1935-A 5 Reichsmark "Paul von Hindenburg".

This coin weights 13.889g , with silver purity of 90% and Uncirculated finish. Its mintage was 19,324,843 units.

It was a standard circulating coin.

It was minted by the Berlin Mint.

On the edge is written "Gemeinnutz geht vor Eigennutz", that means "Common good takes priority over self-interest".

The obverse shows an Imperial Eagle with the value below.

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The reverse shows the portrait of Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934). As a candidate for the right-wing parties, Hindenburg was elected President of the Empire after Ebert's death. Committed to the monarchy, Hindenburg met the democratic-parliamentary system with suspicion and advocated a presidential regime. After the failure of various cabinets, he was unable to prevent the national socialists from seizing power and in 1933 appointed Hitler as Chancellor of the Empire.

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And they believed that Hitler would help pull them out of the countries depression...🤔

They were so desperate that they would believe anything...

That story has been repeated throughout history over and over people are very gullible....

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