5 Pfennig - Mainz

5 Pfennig - Mainz - obverse5 Pfennig - Mainz - reverse

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Issuer City of Mainz (Federal state of Hesse)
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1917
Value 5 Pfennigs (5 Pfennige) (0.05)
Currency Mark (notgeld, 1914-1924)
Composition Zinc
Weight 1.61 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.0 mm
Shape Octagonal (8-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 25198
References Funck# 314.1,
Walter Funck, Ralf Müller, Wolfgang Peltzer; 2012. Die deutschen Notmünzen : alle amtlichen Ausgaben und deren Varianten der Städte, Gemeinden, Kreise, Länder etc. (8th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Men18# 20207.1/2
Peter Menzel; 2018. Deutschsprachige Notmünzen und Geldersatzmarken im In- und Ausland 1840-2002. Winfried Bogon Verlag, Berlin, Germany.


Pearl rim, city name half circled above Coat of Arms with date below

Script: Latin

✶ 1917 ✶


Pearl rim, legend surrounding denomination centered

Script: Latin





Heinrich Arld GmbH, Nuremberg, Germany (1861-date)


Issuing agency: [Stadt, Hessen].Automatically translated

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1917  50 000 26% F#314.1a Ø19.0mm
1917  200 000 $ 5.10 $ 5.10 $ 5.10 78% F#314.1b Ø19.5mm

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