50 Pfennig

50 Pfennig -  obverse50 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Issuer 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 (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 December 2001
Number N# 1955
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 104,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 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; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering: 1949

Reverse

The mintmark below the denomination

Script: Latin

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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1949 D 39 108 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 $ 0.64 $ 1.67 $ 2.54 $ 28 42%
1949 F 45 118 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.32 $ 0.34 $ 0.57 $ 1.31 $ 1.31 $ 1.31 41%
1949 F 200 0.5% Proof
1949 G 25 924 000 $ 0.25 $ 0.43 $ 0.75 $ 1.63 28%
1949 J 42 303 000 $ 0.37 $ 0.37 $ 0.61 $ 1.15 39%
1949 J 252 0.4% Proof
1950 G 30 000 $ 1.92 $ 1.92 $ 191 7% very rare

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