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5 Pfennig

5 Pfennig -  obverse5 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Country German Democratic Republic
(Germany)
Period Republic (1948-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1968-1990
Value 5 Pfennig (0.05 DDM)
Currency Mark (1948-1990)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.1 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 07-01-1991
References KM# 9,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 9
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Emblem of the GDR (German Democratic Republic) : A hammer and a compass, surrounded by a ring of rye with a ribbon displaying the flag colors: black, red and yellow
As from 1976, the drawing is slightly smaller

Lettering: DEUTSCHE DEMOKRATISCHE REPUBLIK

Translation: German Democratic Republic

Engraver: Rudi Högner

Reverse

Face value and two oak leaves

Lettering:
5 PFENNIG 1968
A

Engraver: Rudi Högner

Edge

Smooth

5 Pfennig -  obverse

© 1983TwoPence

Comments

Reverse variations of KM# 9.1:

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968 A 282,303,197 0.21 0.21 0.22 0.23 0.34 0.94 0.97 69% KM# 9.1 (design farther from the edge)
1972 A 51,461,800 0.24 0.30 0.46 22% KM# 9.1
1975 A 84,709,850 0.22 0.24 0.48 1.13 1.61 29% KM# 9.1 (design closer to the edge)
1976 A 2 0.4% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) ultra rare
1978 A 43,257,450 0.16 0.23 17% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1979 A 46,194,200 0.22 0.17 0.17 0.22 17% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1979 A 0.4% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1980 A 31,977,000 0.08 0.25 0.25 12% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1980 A 0.5% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1981 A 33,101,999 0.13 0.22 13% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1981 A 40 0.3% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1982 A 2,500 0.19% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1982 A 916,000 0.8% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) rare
1983 A 100,890,000 0.19 0.22 0.24 0.81 25% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1983 A 2,550 0.4% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1984 A 6,000 0.4% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1984 A 3,015 0.14% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1985 A 1,000,000 1.2% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1985 A 2,816 0.16% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1986 A 1,000,000 1.1% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1986 A 2,800 0.16% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1987 A 20,000 0.5% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1987 A 2,345 0.16% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1988 A 35,929,000 0.22 0.22 0.41 12% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1988 A 2,300 0.3% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1989 A 21,540,000 0.30 6% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)
1989 A 2,300 0.19% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features) Proof
1990 A 50,630,000 2% KM# 9.2 (smaller design features)

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