2 Pfennig - Wilhelm I type 1 - large shield

2 Pfennig - Wilhelm I (type 1 - large shield) -  obverse2 Pfennig - Wilhelm I (type 1 - large shield) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Germany - 1871-1948
Emperor Wilhelm I (1871-1888)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1873-1877
Value 2 Pfennig (0.02)
Currency Mark (1873-1923)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.25 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1 March 1942
Number N# 1923
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
AKS# 18,
Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber; 2020. Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute (35th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
J# 2,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Schön DM# 2,
Gerhard Schön; 2019. Deutscher Münzkatalog 18. Jahrhundert 1700-1806 (5th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Neum# 34
Erich Neumann; 1997. Die Münzen der westpreußischen und baltischen Städte unter polnischer bzw. schwedischer Oberhoheit. Self-published, Cologne, Germany.

Obverse

The Imperial German coat of arms (Imperial eagle with a big shield on breast)

Lettering: A A

Engraver: Emil Weigand

Reverse

Denomination and date

Lettering:
DEUTSCHES REICH 1877
2
• PFENNIG •

Translation:
German Empire 1877
2
Pfennig

Engraver: Emil Weigand

Edge

Smooth

2 Pfennig - Wilhelm I (type 1 - large shield) -  obverse

Mints

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)
B Hanover, Germany
C Frankfurt am Main, Germany
D Munich, Germany (1158-date)
E Muldenhütten, Germany (1887-1953)
F Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)
G Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany (1827-date)
H Darmstadt, Germany
J Hamburgische Münze, Germany (801-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1873 A 877 385 $ 2.39 3%
1873 B 289 795 0.7% Uncommon
1873 C 160 649 0.8% Uncommon
1873 D 2 358 415 $ 4.51 2%
1873 F 22 415 0.5% Quite rare
1873 G 118 000 0.5% Quite rare
1874 A 37 359 910 $ 0.57 $ 0.77 $ 0.79 $ 0.99 $ 4.05 31%
1874 B 10 310 240 $ 1.04 $ 1.30 8%
1874 C 17 474 080 $ 0.23 $ 0.90 $ 1.13 $ 6.20 15%
1874 D 2 943 495 $ 1.85 $ 3.38 $ 2.05 5%
1874 E 5 090 323 $ 0.43 $ 4.04 $ 4.03 5%
1874 F 6 405 535 $ 1.58 $ 1.13 $ 7.71 7%
1874 G 6 127 625 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 $ 7.72 7%
1874 H 2 706 060 $ 9.58 $ 20 2% Uncommon
1875 A 28 962 720 $ 0.57 $ 0.57 $ 1.04 $ 3.95 23%
1875 B 15 843 800 $ 0.50 $ 0.92 $ 1.13 $ 0.62 11%
1875 C 35 540 723 $ 0.25 $ 0.57 $ 0.57 $ 1.01 $ 1.96 23%
1875 D 11 159 790 $ 0.20 $ 0.24 $ 0.38 $ 0.77 11%
1875 E 7 872 050 $ 0.75 $ 1.36 6%
1875 F 9 827 125 $ 0.49 $ 0.50 $ 1.13 $ 1.70 9%
1875 G 11 902 915 $ 0.57 $ 0.57 $ 0.79 10%
1875 H 3 309 113 $ 2.60 $ 2.83 3%
1875 J 14 210 099 $ 0.57 $ 1.70 $ 13 12%
1876 A 18 906 335 $ 0.77 $ 1.13 $ 0.57 $ 0.95 $ 1.40 $ 9.90 20%
1876 B 7 096 950 $ 0.38 $ 1.13 7%
1876 C 12 279 563 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 11%
1876 D 10 296 360 $ 0.69 $ 1.13 10%
1876 E 4 988 061 $ 0.73 $ 0.96 4%
1876 F 7 206 600 $ 0.57 $ 1.55 8%
1876 G 3 502 400 $ 1.72 $ 4.52 5%
1876 H 3 630 436 $ 2.83 $ 2.76 3%
1876 J 1 995 000 $ 3.67 $ 18 2% Uncommon
1877 A 9 827 295 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 $ 6.22 9%
1877 B 60 010 0.5% Quite rare

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