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5 Pfennig - Wilhelm II type 2 - small shield

5 Pfennig - Wilhelm II (type 2 - small shield) -  obverse5 Pfennig - Wilhelm II (type 2 - small shield) -  reverse

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Features

Country Germany - 1871-1948
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1890-1915
Value 5 Pfennig (0.05)
Currency Mark (1873-1923)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.49 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 11,
  • 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.
AKS# 16,
Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber; 2020. Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute (35th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461963 .
J# 12,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461826 .
Schön DM# 12,
Gerhard Schön; 2016. Deutscher Münzkatalog 18. Jahrhundert 1700-1806 (5th edition). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461338 .
Neum# 32
Erich Neumann; 1997. Die Münzen der westpreußischen und baltischen Städte unter polnischer bzw. schwedischer Oberhoheit. Self-published, Cologne, Germany.

Obverse

Coat of Arms (Imperial eagle with small shield)

Lettering: G G

Reverse

Value and date

Lettering:
• DEUTSCHES REICH 1895 •
5
PFENNIG

Translation:
German Empire 1895
5
Pfennig

Edge

Smooth

Mints

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)
D Bavarian Central Mint (Bayerisches Hauptmünzamt), Munich, Germany (1871-date)
E Muldenhütten, Germany (1887-1953)
F Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)
G Staatliche Münzen Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany (1827-date)
J Hamburgische Münze, Germany (801-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1890 A 4,547,959 0.31 0.73 6%
1890 D 2,813,106 0.80 1.16 3%
1890 E 1,318,000 1.04 2%
1890 F 1,068,000 2%
1890 G 948,000 1.5%
1890 J 1,629,159 0.21 3%
1891 A 6,313,399 0.27 0.58 6%
1891 E 173,160 0.4% Rare
1891 F 942,020 1.4%
1891 G 270,935 0.5% Rare
1892 A 2,278,602 1.07 4%
1892 D 920,000 0.19 1.4%
1892 E 346,000 0.6% Quite rare
1892 F 464,000 0.6% Quite rare
1892 G 800,000 1.1% Less common
1892 J 93,171 0.3% Very rare
1893 A 8,571,994 0.34 0.77 7%
1893 D 1,892,328 2%
1893 E 1,148,794 1.6%
1893 F 1,546,244 1.16 2%
1893 G 421,862 0.5% Rare
1893 J 1,544,185 0.21 2%
1894 A 10,830,195 0.58 0.64 0.58 1.16 9%
1894 D 2,812,045 0.58 0.69 3%
1894 E 802,000 1.1% Less common
1894 F 300,000 1.1% Less common
1894 G 280,000 1.0% Less common
1894 J 1,634,190 1.16 2%
1895 E 686,290 1.2%
1895 F 2,004,546 0.19 2%
1895 G 940,213 1.1%
1896 A 1,459,302 1.16 3%
1896 E 658,000 1.0% Quite rare
1896 F 2,009,013 1.04 3%
1896 G 0.18% ultra rare
1896 J 1,633,616 0.70 2%
1897 A 9,390,363 0.34 0.77 9%
1897 D 2,812,084 1.02 3%
1897 E 832,956 1.5%
1897 G 1,220,557 2%
1898 A 10,836,205 0.34 0.70 2.33 10%
1898 D 2,812,100 0.29 0.54 4%
1898 E 1,492,410 0.38 2%
1898 F 2,006,558 1.02 3%
1898 G 1,220,116 1.26 1.8%
1898 J 1,634,510 2%
1899 A 10,833,872 0.16 0.47 1.16 9%
1899 D 2,812,106 1.16 3%
1899 E 1,487,740 2%
1899 F 2,005,626 0.77 3%
1899 G 1,221,571 1.16 1.9%
1899 J 1,633,920 2%
1900 A 18,941,259 0.15 0.34 1.05 1.16 14%
1900 D 4,254,348 0.36 1.04 5%
1900 E 2,235,690 1.04 3%
1900 F 3,208,895 0.35 1.07 4%
1900 G 2,135,958 0.77 3%
1900 J 2,859,279 0.81 3%
1901 A 8,155,077 0.17 1.05 0.74 8%
1901 D 2,779,098 1.16 4%
1901 E 1,492,220 2.33 2%
1901 F 1,810,800 1.16 3%
1901 G 914,744 2.21 1.8%
1901 J 1,225,548 2%
1902 A 8,949,124 0.50 1.16 5.18 9%
1902 D 2,812,070 1.16 4%
1902 E 1,120,480 1.8%
1902 F 1,800,000 1.74 3%
1902 G 1,220,044 2%
1902 J 1,636,198 1.40 3%
1903 A 5,932,341 0.58 1.16 6%
1903 D 1,406,083 1.16 3%
1903 E 1,113,800 1.8%
1903 F 1,209,051 2.72 2%
1903 G 610,180 1.2%
1903 J 816,854 1.5%
1904 A 6,791,156 0.87 5.23 7%
1904 D 1,408,137 2%
1904 E 745,630 1.4%
1904 F 1,005,850 1.5%
1904 G 610,370 1.2%
1904 J 817,989 1.2%
1905 A 8,128,692 1.16 2.63 8%
1905 D 2,109,000 1.16 3%
1905 E 1,116,932 1.55 1.8%
1905 F 1,504,600 0.79 0.94 3%
1905 G 914,883 1.4%
1905 J 1,225,684 2%
1906 A 18,970,115 0.47 1.09 1.16 15%
1906 D 4,921,901 1.04 2.07 6%
1906 E 2,605,273 1.16 3%
1906 F 3,511,607 1.06 5%
1906 G 2,135,598 1.16 3%
1906 J 2,859,064 0.19 1.38 13.64 4%
1907 A 11,929,815 0.33 0.79 1.16 11%
1907 D 2,112,852 1.16 4%
1907 E 1,517,175 2%
1907 F 1,844,722 3.86 3%
1907 G 915,075 1.94 3.59 3%
1907 J 1,635,543 2.11 3%
1908 A 22,114,293 0.40 0.58 2.07 16%
1908 D 4,991,343 1.16 1.74 7%
1908 E 2,918,855 1.16 1.30 4%
1908 F 5,123,897 1.57 5.35 7% overdate variety exists (1908/7); Less common
1908 G 3,356,902 4.65 4%
1908 J 3,263,663 1.85 3%
1909 A 5,796,996 0.58 1.16 2.07 7%
1909 D 2,753,134 1.16 4%
1909 E 983,910 1.8%
1909 F 251,573 1.2% Less common
1909 J 1,632,296 6.94 2.0% Overdate variety exists (1909/8)
1910 A 7,343,617 0.58 0.58 2.97 8%
1910 D 2,813,712 0.93 5.34 4%
1910 E 1,290,377 2%
1910 F 1,721,499 1.42 3%
1910 G 1,222,227 1.38 2%
1910 J 152,000 0.5% Quite rare
1911 A 15,660,282 0.17 0.58 1.42 14%
1911 D 2,220,563 1.16 4%
1911 E 1,770,000 3%
1911 F 2,714,075 1.74 4%
1911 G 1,833,194 3%
1911 J 3,115,758 1.16 1.55 4%
1912 A 19,320,441 0.34 1.02 0.70 14%
1912 D 4,015,322 0.52 1.16 2.36 6%
1912 E 2,568,412 1.16 4%
1912 F 3,679,355 1.06 2.33 5%
1912 G 2,440,126 0.94 4%
1912 J 3,020,000 1.28 2.33 4%
1913 A 15,506,668 0.35 0.64 1.61 0.64 13%
1913 D 5,518,562 1.16 1.88 7%
1913 E 2,373,018 0.58 2.07 2.83 4%
1913 F 2,053,524 1.74 4%
1913 G 1,220,863 2%
1913 J 252,702 5.82 1.0% Quite rare
1914 A 23,604,967 0.16 0.35 0.58 1.05 17%
1914 D 3,014,490 0.76 1.55 5%
1914 E 1,710,000 3%
1914 F 2,205,993 0.94 2.27 5%
1914 G 1,218,000 0.81 2.71 3%
1914 J 3,235,093 1.16 2.63 5%
1915 D 3,515,527 1.05 6%
1915 E 833,976 1.1% Less common
1915 F 1,893,583 3.20 2%
1915 G 894,639 1.8%
1915 J 1,668,567 5.49 6.40 3%

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