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5 Pfennig - Wilhelm I type 1 - large shield

5 Pfennig - Wilhelm I (type 1 - large shield) -  obverse5 Pfennig - Wilhelm I (type 1 - large shield) -  reverse

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Features

Country Germany - 1871-1948
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1874-1889
Value 5 Pfennig (0.05)
Currency Goldmark (1873-1914)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.33 g
Diameter 18.03 mm
Thickness 1.12 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 3,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
AKS# 15,
Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute
by Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber
(Battenberg)
J# 3,
Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871
by Kurt Jaeger
(Gietl)
Schön DM# 3,
Deutscher Münzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Neum# 33
Die Münzen der westpreußischen und baltischen Städte unter polnischer bzw. schwedischer Oberhoheit.
by Erich Neumann
(Köln 1997)

Obverse

Coat of Arms (Imperial eagle with large shield).

Lettering: C C

Reverse

Denomination, lettering around, date

Lettering:
DEUTSCHES REICH 1875
5
PFENNIG

Translation:
German Empire
Pfennig

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mint letter (appears twice below scrollwork at bottom) ABCDEFG = A-Berlin B-Hanover C-Frankfurt D-Munich E-Dresden (1872-1887) E-Muldenhütten (1887-1953) F-Stuttgart G-Karlsruhe

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1874 A 10,002,784 0.48 0.88 1.54 3.11 16%
1874 B 5,053,546 5%
1874 C 3,707,307 1.31 3.00 8%
1874 D 2,446,704 5%
1874 E 5,465,183 4%
1874 F 3,561,996 5%
1874 G 2,721,200 3%
1875 A 30,843,718 0.44 0.44 1.09 1.09 9.81 31%
1875 B 11,657,720 0.45 1.03 2.50 12%
1875 C 18,082,108 0.23 0.49 1.03 1.03 17%
1875 D 12,379,786 0.25 0.52 1.09 10%
1875 E 6,745,038 5%
1875 F 9,757,616 0.50 1.09 1.64 11%
1875 G 10,219,581 4.79 10%
1875 H 702,960 1.2% rare
1875 J 9,780,610 2.05 11%
1876 A 22,342,088 0.76 1.03 1.87 16%
1876 B 8,924,980 1.03 1.03 9%
1876 C 8,679,793 1.09 2.78 7%
1876 D 14,467,300 0.32 0.49 0.71 0.82 8.06 13%
1876 E 6,898,569 0.88 6%
1876 F 6,826,290 1.09 1.50 8%
1876 G 6,942,400 0.46 3.00 6%
1876 H 3,026,784 4% rare
1876 J 11,920,232 0.39 1.04 2.73 10%
1888 A 7,366,059 0.37 1.21 1.21 10%
1888 D 1,966,613 3% overdate varieties exist; rare
1888 E 1,016,064 2% rare
1888 F 1,412,182 2.18 4%
1888 G 853,413 2% rare
1888 J 1,129,613 4.13 2.0% rare
1889 A 10,803,727 0.50 0.88 1.82 15%
1889 D 2,816,310 5%
1889 E 1,491,926 3%
1889 F 2,010,214 4%
1889 G 1,220,829 2%
1889 G 0.3% low "G"; very rare
1889 J 1,635,778 3.27 5%

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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