The Deutsche Mark is worth more than the US Dollar. The last 10 DM coins minted by Germany were 95% silver (2001). There is still active trading in the coins which are worth about $16.00 as of this writing. To see the actual price, periodically check on the banner above and multiple by the Euro exchange rate.
If the Euro goes under, speculation that it will, the DM will make a comeback. Ever see a real 1000DM bill? They were actually in circulation. The largest US bill in general circulation is the $100.
The note above is the from the third series.