50 Pfennig

50 Pfennig -  obverse50 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Country Germany - Federal Republic
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
References KM# 104,
  • 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.
J# 379,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461826 .
Schön# 102
  • 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.

Obverse

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

Reverse

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

Lettering: 1949

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 0.60 0.85 2.41 35.00 43%
1949 F 45,118,000 0.40 0.42 0.77 1.74 1.07 41%
1949 F 200 0.6% Proof
1949 G 25,924,000 0.28 0.51 0.91 2.26 28%
1949 J 42,303,000 0.54 0.76 1.45 40%
1949 J 252 0.5% Proof
1950 G 30,000 12.07 49.71 6% very rare

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