5 Reichsmark Coin
5 Reichsmark coin, contained within a box of medals awarded to Mr G Hagon.
Mr G. Hagon lived in Alibon Road Dagenham Essex, and was born 29th November 1903 and died 1970. Mr Hagon worked at the docks and lived in Canning Town, he later moved to Dagenham when his house was bombed. Mr Hagon fought under an unknown infantry and then went onto be involved with Reme Recovery. His bases included the desert, Italy and then finally Germany.
90 percent silver Reichsmark coin. The obverse depicts the German Eagle with ?19? to its left and ?34? to its right, under both can be seen a small swastika. Running around the bottom rim the words ?5 Riechsmark? and around the top rim the words ?Deutrches Reich?. The reverse depicts the Potsdam Church. ?Gemeinnutz geht vor Eigennutz? translates roughly to ?The community comes before the individual?. runs around the edge and is minted on the edge of all 3rd Reich silver Reichsmark coins.
Whole Diameter: 29mm
Whole Depth: 2mm
Typescript Cast Obverse: Deutrches Reich/1934/5 Reichsmark
Entry Number 1517 (2010-01-12)