1 Pesa - Wilhelm II

1 Pesa - Wilhelm II - obverse1 Pesa - Wilhelm II - reverse

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Features

Issuer German East Africa
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1307-1309 (1890-1892)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Pesa (1⁄64)
Currency Rupie (1890-1904)
Composition Copper
Weight 6.21 g
Diameter 25.2 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 11909
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 1
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

German eagle with crown above the head surrounded by lettering and date.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DEUTSCH OSTAFRIKANISCHE GESELLSCHAFT
1890

Translation: German East Africa Company

Reverse

Arabic writing including date surrounded by a wreath.
Current lettering translates to "Germany Partnership", probably meant to be "Germany Company", hence first word should have been written as "شركة" instead of "شراكة"

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
شراكة المانيا
١٣٠٧
سنه

Translation:
Germany Partnership
Year 1307

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Berlin, Germany (1280-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1307 (1890)  1 000 000 $ 8.70 $ 16 $ 20 $ 26 34% 1890 - ١٣٠٧
1307 (1890)  0.6% 1890 - ١٣٠٧ Proof
1308 (1891)  12 551 000 $ 4.80 $ 5.00 $ 9.70 $ 22 34% 1891 - ١٣٠٨
1309 (1892)  27 541 000 $ 2.20 $ 3.10 $ 6.30 $ 9.00 $ 11 47% 1892 - ١٣٠٩

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Katz
Auction 69
Lot 1346
Internet Archive
Oct 29, 2022 1307 (1890) – 1890 - ١٣٠٧ UNC USD 29.29
(EUR 27.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pesa - Wilhelm II
Katz
Auction 57
Lot 1688
Internet Archive
Mar 19, 2022 1307 (1890) – 1890 - ١٣٠٧ AU USD 19.52
(EUR 18.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pesa - Wilhelm II
Katz
Auction 73
Lot 487
Internet Archive
Dec 28, 2022 1307 (1890) – 1890 - ١٣٠٧ USD 63.99
(EUR 59.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pesa - Wilhelm II
Katz
Auction 57
Lot 1689
Internet Archive
Mar 19, 2022 1307 (1890) – 1890 - ١٣٠٧ USD 43.39
(EUR 40.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pesa - Wilhelm II
Katz
Auction 63
Lot 148
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 1308 (1891) – 1891 - ١٣٠٨ VF USD 19.52
(EUR 18.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pesa - Wilhelm II
Katz
Auction 69
Lot 1347
Internet Archive
Oct 29, 2022 1309 (1892) – 1892 - ١٣٠٩ UNC USD 31.45
(EUR 29.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pesa - Wilhelm II
Katz
Auction 69
Lot 1348
Internet Archive
Oct 29, 2022 1309 (1892) – 1892 - ١٣٠٩ USD 20.61
(EUR 19.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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