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20 Pfennig

20 Pfennig -  obverse20 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Country German Democratic Republic
(Germany)
Period Republic (1948-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-1990
Value 20 Pfennig (0.2 DDM)
Currency Mark (1948-1990)
Composition Brass
Weight 5.4 g
Diameter 22.2 mm
Thickness 1.94 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 07-01-1991
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.
Schön# 11,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.
J# 1511a,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461826 .
J# 1511b,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461826 .
AKS# 706
Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber; 2020. Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute (35th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461963 .

Obverse

The emblem of the German Democratic Republic, also known as East Germany (hammer and a compass, surrounded by a ring of rye with a ribbon displaying the flag colors: black, red and yellow)

Lettering:
DEUTSCHE DEMOKRATISCHE
* REPUBLIK *

Translation:
German Democratic
Republic

Reverse

Value above date

Lettering: 20 PFENNIG 1969

Engraver: Axel Bertram

Edge

Smooth

Mint

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  167,168,134 0.06 0.17 0.23 0.29 0.64 2.80 82% J# 1511a
1971  24,562,709 0.54 0.27 0.70 19% J# 1511a
1972 A 5,006,887 0.52 1.06 6% J# 1511b (years with mintmark)
1973 A 2,524,000 0.58 4%
1974 A 7,458,000 0.34 0.70 8%
1979 A 292,000 1.8%
1979 A 0.20% Proof
1980 A 2,190,000 0.58 2%
1980 A 0.17% Proof
1981 A 983,000 1.8%
1981 A 40 0.17% Proof
1982 A 10,458,000 2%
1982 A 2,500 0.20% Proof
1983 A 25,809,000 0.41 0.41 1.16 19%
1983 A 2,550 0.20% Proof
1984 A 25,009,000 0.35 0.54 14%
1984 A 3,015 0.2% Proof
1985 A 1,559,000 2%
1985 A 2,816 0.2% Proof
1986 A 1,147,000 1.6%
1986 A 2,800 0.15% Proof
1987 A 20,000 0.5% In Sets only
1987 A 2,345 0.15% Proof
1988 A 15,000 0.4% In Sets only
1988 A 2,300 0.10% Proof
1989 A 14,690,000 0.48 0.38 7%
1989 A 2,300 0.17% Proof
1990 A 13,600 0.3% In Sets only

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