2 Pfennig - Wilhelm II

Features

Issuer German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea)
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1894
Value 2 Pfennig (0.02)
Currency Goldmark (1894-1895)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.33 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 15 April 1911
Number N# 21761
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 2,
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# 702
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 over two palm branches.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NEU-GUINEA
COMPAGNIE

Translation:
New Guinea
Company

Reverse

Value within beaded circle, legend surrounding.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ZWEI NEU-GUINEA PFENNIG 1894
2
A

Translation: Two 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 250 000 $ 153 97% 233,232 were melted
1894 A 3% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232231
Lot 61368
Internet Archive
Jul 28, 2022 1894 A – 233,232 were melted UNC
(NGC MS64 Brown)
USD 121.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232115
Lot 63394
Internet Archive
Apr 14, 2021 1894 A – 233,232 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS65 Red and Brown)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
A Special Selection of World Coins Monthly Internet Auction 271912
Lot 36199
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2019 1894 A – 233,232 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS64 Red and Brown)
USD 168.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Pfennig - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2021 December 11 - 13 HKINF World Coins Signature® Auction - Hong Kong 3095
Lot 36367
Internet Archive
Dec 11, 2021 1894 A – Proof UNC
(NGC PR64+ Brown)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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