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5 Pfennig - Wilhelm I type 1 - large shield

5 Pfennig - Wilhelm I (type 1 - large shield) -  obverse 5 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)
Metal 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)

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
1874 A 10,002,784 1.02 1.30
1874 B 5,053,546
1874 C 3,707,307 1.35
1874 D 2,447,000
1874 E 5,465,000
1874 F 3,562,000
1874 G 2,721,000
1875 A 30,843,718 0.46 1.12 1.12
1875 B 11,657,720 1.12 1.12
1875 C 18,082,108 0.13 0.51 1.12 1.03
1875 D 12,380,000 1.12
1875 E 6,745,000
1875 F 9,758,000 1.12 1.12
1875 G 10,220,000 1.12
1875 H 703,000 rare
1875 J 9,781,000 2.11
1876 A 22,342,088 0.53 1.00 2.11
1876 B 8,924,980 1.12 0.98
1876 C 8,679,793 1.02 2.25
1876 D 14,467,000 0.91 0.84
1876 E 6,899,000 1.12
1876 F 6,826,000 1.12
1876 G 6,942,000
1876 H 3,027,000 rare
1876 J 11,920,000 2.25
1888 A 7,366,059 1.18 1.12
1888 D 1,967,000 overdate varieties exist; rare
1888 E 1,016,000 rare
1888 F 1,412,000 2.25
1888 G 853,000 rare
1888 J 1,130,000 rare
1889 A 10,803,727 0.91 1.46
1889 D 2,816,000
1889 E 1,492,000
1889 F 2,010,000
1889 G 1,221,000
1889 G low "G"; very rare
1889 J 1,636,000

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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