A really bright coin which deserves at least MS62: the lustre is bright and unbroken and swirls over the surfaces. As usual with these coins, the big, open surfaces beg for bag-marking, but this is minor and well-distributed overall. This is one of the nicest-looking Goethe 5 Marks I've...
A very decent Proof with light toning around the edges. Although the fields do show some light contact very well distributed, I feel the PCGS grading to be a bit harsh. It might make PR62 on a better day but no guarantees. These coins in ANY PR grade are rare!
The aesthetically pleasing design by Prof. Rudolf Bosselt did not translate well into a practical coin for collectors. The soccer-pitch sized fields are just begging for hits. Where PCGS came up with this grade is mystery. The first time I submitted this coin, it came back with a...