1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II

Features

Issuer German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea)
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1894
Value 1 Pfennig (0.01)
Currency Goldmark (1894-1895)
Composition Copper
Weight 2 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 15 April 1911
Number N# 21760
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
J# 701
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

2-line inscription above two palm branches.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NEU-GUINEA
COMPAGNIE

Translation:
New Guinea
Company

Reverse

Value within beaded circle, legend surrounding.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
EIN NEU-GUINEA PFENNIG 1894
1
A

Translation: One New Guinea Pfennig

Edge

Plain

Mint

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1894 A 500 000 $ 117 $ 138 $ 148 96% 467,215 were melted
1894 A 6% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232231
Lot 61367
Internet Archive
Jul 28, 2022 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(NGC MS65 Brown)
USD 169.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232212
Lot 64493
Internet Archive
Mar 17, 2022 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(NGC MS63 Red and Brown)
USD 139.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232210
Lot 62481
Internet Archive
Mar 3, 2022 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(NGC MS66 Brown)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232144
Lot 61442
Internet Archive
Nov 3, 2021 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(NGC MS65 Brown)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232115
Lot 63393
Internet Archive
Apr 14, 2021 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS65 Red and Brown)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231938
Lot 63298
Internet Archive
Sep 19, 2019 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS65 Brown)
USD 162.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231935
Lot 65263
Internet Archive
Aug 29, 2019 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(NGC MS64 Brown)
USD 99.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
A Special Selection of World Coins Monthly Internet Auction 271912
Lot 36197
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2019 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS64+ Red and Brown)
USD 120.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
A Special Selection of World Coins Monthly Internet Auction 271912
Lot 36198
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2019 1894 A – 467,215 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS64 Brown)
USD 114.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
WAG Online Auktions
Auction 115
Lot 1353
Internet Archive
Jan 10, 2021 1894 A – 467,215 were melted XF USD 140.17
(EUR 138.00)

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