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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,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 8
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

State emblem of the German Democratic Republic (hammer and a compass, surrounded by a ring of rye with a ribbon displaying the flag colors: black, red and yellow) with the country name around the rim

Lettering:
DEUTSCHE DEMOKRATISCHE
* REPUBLIK *

Translation:
German Democratic
Republic

Reverse

The face value and two oak leaves and the mintmark above the value

Lettering:
1 PFENNIG 1968
A

Engraver: Rudi Högner

Edge

Smooth

1 Pfennig -  obverse

© 1983TwoPence

Mints

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)
A Leningrad Mint, modern-day Saint Petersburg, Russia

Comments

From 1977 onwards, the arms of the German Democratic Republic on the obverse slightly smaller.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1960 A 101,807,993 0.14 0.15 0.26 0.83 16% KM# 8.1
1961 A 101,775,914 0.18 0.23 0.13 14% KM# 8.1
1962 A 81,459,160 0.12 0.23 0.36 13% KM# 8.1
1963 A 101,401,582 0.12 0.15 0.14 15% KM# 8.1
1964 A 98,967,334 0.35 0.15 0.35 15% KM# 8.1
1965 A 38,584,510 0.18 0.58 2.33 8% KM# 8.1 rare
1968 A 813,680,000 1.10 0.13 0.18 0.20 0.36 1.02 1.03 62% KM# 8.1 - Leningrad Mint (USSR)
1972 A 4,800,734 0.26 1.05 3% KM# 8.1 rare
1973 A 5,517,600 2.12 2% KM# 8.1 rare
1975 A 202,752,200 0.29 0.14 0.37 0.90 2.33 25% KM# 8.1
1977 A 61,560,000 0.12 0.12 0.25 1.34 16% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1978 A 200,050,000 0.35 0.23 0.20 1.02 1.33 14% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1979 A 100,640,000 0.12 0.14 0.23 0.93 14% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1979 A 0.4% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1980 A 153,000,020 0.09 0.12 0.20 17% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1980 A 0.5% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1981 A 200,436,000 0.12 0.12 0.23 0.42 1.61 19% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1981 A 40 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1982 A 99,200,000 0.12 0.19 0.30 0.88 14% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1982 A 2,500 0.2% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1983 A 150,000,000 0.12 0.16 0.23 1.58 16% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1983 A 2,550 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1984 A 137,600,000 0.19 0.13 0.16 0.23 15% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1984 A 3,015 0.2% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1985 A 125,060,000 0.12 0.15 0.21 15% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1985 A 2,816 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1986 A 73,900,000 0.12 0.23 11% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1986 A 2,800 0.2% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1987 A 50,015,000 0.12 0.12 0.23 8% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1987 A 2,345 0.16% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1988 A 75,450,000 0.12 0.41 0.81 0.39 12% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1988 A 2,300 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1989 A 84,410,000 0.12 0.23 0.20 0.53 1.05 12% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1989 A 2,300 0.4% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1990 A 15,670,000 0.5% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)

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