50 Pfennig

50 Pfennig -  obverse50 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Country Federal Republic of Germany
Period Federal Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1949-1950
Value 50 Pfennig (0.5 DEM)
Currency Deutsche Mark (1948-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-2001
Number N# 1955
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 104,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
J# 379,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Schön# 102
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

A woman planting an oak, symbol of Germany's rebirth after the war

Lettering: 1949

Reverse

The mintmark below the denomination

Lettering:
50 PFENNIG
F
BANK DEUTSCHER LÄNDER

Translation:
50 Pfennig
F
Bank of German States

Engravers: Richard M. Werner, Oberursel

Edge

Reeded

Mints

D Munich, Germany (1158-date)
F Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany (1374-date)
G Staatliche Münze Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany (1827-date)
J Hamburgische Münze, Germany (801-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1949 D 39 108 000 0.60 0.74 0.83 2.09 34.78 43%
1949 F 45 118 000 0.40 0.42 0.73 1.73 1.07 41%
1949 F 200 0.6% Proof
1949 G 25 924 000 0.32 0.48 0.82 2.24 28%
1949 J 42 303 000 0.54 0.76 1.44 39%
1949 J 252 0.5% Proof
1950 G 30 000 12.00 49.41 238.08 6% very rare

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