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1 Pfennig

1 Pfennig -  obverse1 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Country German Democratic Republic
(Germany)
Period Republic (1948-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1960-1990
Value 1 Pfennig (0.01 DDM)
Currency Mark (1948-1990)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.75 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 07-01-1991
References KM# 8,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 8
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

State emblem (hammer and a compass, surrounded by a ring of rye with a ribbon displaying the flag colors: black, red and yellow)

From 1977 onwards, the design is slightly smaller.

Lettering:
DEUTSCHE DEMOKRATISCHE
* REPUBLIK *

Translation: German Democratic Republic

Reverse

Face value and two oak leaves. Mintmark is above 1 value.

Lettering:
1 PFENNIG 1968
A

Engraver: Rudi Högner

Edge

Smooth

1 Pfennig -  obverse

© 1983TwoPence

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1960 A 101,807,993 0.09 0.15 0.27 1.39 16% KM# 8.1
1961 A 101,775,914 0.11 0.22 0.28 14% KM# 8.1
1962 A 81,459,160 0.11 0.22 0.44 13% KM# 8.1
1963 A 101,401,582 0.10 0.16 0.16 16% KM# 8.1
1964 A 98,967,334 0.11 0.18 0.31 15% KM# 8.1
1965 A 38,584,510 0.14 0.42 8.47 8% KM# 8.1 rare
1968 A 813,680,000 0.03 0.18 0.22 0.34 0.96 0.96 62% KM# 8.1 - Leningrad Mint (USSR)
1972 A 4,800,734 0.24 3% KM# 8.1 rare
1973 A 5,517,600 0.88 2% KM# 8.1 rare
1975 A 202,752,200 0.11 0.17 0.37 2.16 26% KM# 8.1
1977 A 61,560,000 0.11 0.44 0.88 16% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1978 A 200,050,000 0.17 0.21 0.21 15% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1979 A 100,640,000 0.16 0.20 0.87 14% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1979 A 0.4% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1980 A 153,000,020 0.09 0.11 0.18 17% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1980 A 0.5% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1981 A 200,436,000 0.10 0.11 0.22 0.35 1.24 19% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1981 A 40 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1982 A 99,200,000 0.11 0.22 0.81 14% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1982 A 2,500 0.2% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1983 A 150,000,000 0.15 0.22 1.35 16% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1983 A 2,550 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1984 A 137,600,000 0.17 0.13 0.20 15% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1984 A 3,015 0.19% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1985 A 125,060,000 0.09 0.17 0.19 15% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1985 A 2,816 0.4% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1986 A 73,900,000 0.11 11% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1986 A 2,800 0.2% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1987 A 50,015,000 0.11 0.23 8% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1987 A 2,345 0.17% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1988 A 75,450,000 0.12 0.49 12% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1988 A 2,300 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1989 A 84,410,000 0.10 0.25 0.25 0.89 12% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)
1989 A 2,300 0.4% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1990 A 15,670,000 0.6% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features)

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