1 Pfennig

1 Pfennig -  obverse1 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Issuer 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
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1 July 1991
Number N# 1004
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 8
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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

Mint

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)

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 $ 0.08 $ 0.15 $ 0.18 $ 0.75 16% KM# 8.1
1961 A 101 775 914 $ 0.11 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 14% KM# 8.1
1962 A 81 459 160 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.33 $ 0.50 $ 2.65 13% KM# 8.1
1963 A 101 401 582 $ 0.11 $ 0.13 $ 0.20 $ 0.35 $ 2.35 15% KM# 8.1
1964 A 98 967 334 $ 0.12 $ 0.14 $ 0.32 $ 0.42 $ 0.94 15% KM# 8.1
1965 A 38 584 510 $ 0.12 $ 0.53 $ 1.95 9% KM# 8.1 rare
1968 A 813 680 000 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.17 $ 0.33 $ 0.74 $ 0.89 61% KM# 8.1 - Leningrad Mint (USSR)
1972 A 4 800 734 $ 0.23 $ 0.90 3% KM# 8.1 rare
1973 A 5 517 600 $ 1.75 3% KM# 8.1 rare
1975 A 202 752 200 $ 0.08 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.32 $ 0.82 $ 1.41 25% KM# 8.1
1977 A 61 560 000 $ 0.06 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 1.85 16% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1978 A 200 050 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.15 $ 0.15 $ 0.37 $ 0.37 15% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1979 A 100 640 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.12 $ 0.20 $ 0.31 $ 0.58 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 $ 0.05 $ 0.12 $ 0.21 $ 0.28 $ 0.90 17% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1980 A 0.4% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1981 A 200 436 000 $ 0.07 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.21 $ 0.38 $ 0.96 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 $ 0.15 $ 0.16 $ 0.34 $ 0.46 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 $ 0.11 $ 0.15 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.98 16% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1983 A 2 550 0.2% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1984 A 137 600 000 $ 0.17 $ 0.17 $ 0.17 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 0.85 14% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1984 A 3 015 0.19% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1985 A 125 060 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.21 $ 0.24 $ 0.33 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 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.20 $ 0.53 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 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.21 8% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1987 A 2 345 0.15% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1988 A 75 450 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.20 $ 0.51 $ 0.51 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 $ 0.14 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.24 $ 0.79 12% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)
1989 A 2 300 0.3% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse) Proof
1990 A 15 670 000 0.6% KM# 8.2 (smaller design features on obverse)

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