5 Pfennig - Wilhelm II type 2 - small shield

5 Pfennig - Wilhelm II (type 2 - small shield) -  obverse5 Pfennig - Wilhelm II (type 2 - small shield) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Germany - 1871-1948
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1915-1922
Value 5 Pfennig (0.05)
Currency Mark (1873-1923)
Composition Iron
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.55 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 11 October 1924
Number N# 2587
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 19,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
AKS# 17,
Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber; 2020. Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute (35th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
J# 297,
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Schön DM# 20,
Gerhard Schön; 2019. Deutscher Münzkatalog 18. Jahrhundert 1700-1806 (5th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Neum# 33
Erich Neumann; 1997. Die Münzen der westpreußischen und baltischen Städte unter polnischer bzw. schwedischer Oberhoheit. Self-published, Cologne, Germany.

Obverse

Coat of Arms (Imperial eagle with small shield) with the mintmark appealing twice below scrollwork at the bottom

Lettering: J J

Reverse

Value in the centre, denomination below, lettering above, and the date at the bottom

Lettering:
DEUTSCHES REICH
5 PFENNIG
1921

Translation:
German Empire
5 Pfennig
1921

Edge

Reeded

5 Pfennig - Wilhelm II (type 2 - small shield) -  obverse

Mints

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)
D Munich, Germany (1158-date)
E Muldenhütten, Germany (1887-1953)
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 G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1915 A 34 631 166 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.41 $ 0.76 $ 1.24 15%
1915 D 2 020 601 1.9%
1915 E 4 670 000 1.8%
1915 F 3 500 000 2%
1915 G 3 675 740 $ 0.51 $ 2.06 3%
1915 J 2 100 000 $ 0.75 3%
1916 A 51 003 241 $ 0.23 $ 0.57 $ 0.85 16%
1916 D 19 590 219 $ 0.47 5%
1916 E 2 271 795 2%
1916 F 10 479 455 $ 0.21 $ 0.70 4%
1916 G 5 599 346 2%
1916 J 10 252 730 $ 0.31 $ 0.36 3%
1917 A 87 315 059 $ 0.17 $ 0.17 $ 0.26 $ 0.42 $ 0.86 24%
1917 D 19 581 053 5%
1917 E 11 092 000 $ 0.95 3%
1917 F 10 930 000 $ 0.31 $ 0.43 5%
1917 F 0.3% Mule with Polish Y#5 reverse
1917 G 6 719 725 $ 0.36 4%
1917 J 11 686 000 $ 0.92 5%
1918 A 223 515 570 $ 0.07 $ 0.21 $ 0.30 $ 0.45 $ 0.72 42%
1918 D 29 129 936 $ 0.36 $ 0.42 6%
1918 E 23 600 000 $ 0.47 5%
1918 F 24 598 221 $ 0.06 $ 0.32 8%
1918 G 12 696 764 $ 0.41 $ 0.77 5%
1918 J 20 240 000 $ 0.31 $ 0.42 $ 0.73 6%
1919 A 112 101 659 $ 0.15 $ 0.23 $ 0.45 $ 0.73 20%
1919 D 41 162 771 $ 0.14 $ 0.24 $ 0.31 $ 0.54 6%
1919 E 20 608 000 $ 0.47 5%
1919 F 32 700 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.57 7%
1919 G 13 925 267 $ 0.31 4%
1919 J 16 249 010 $ 0.42 $ 1.03 $ 2.06 5%
1920 A 80 299 683 $ 0.10 $ 0.19 $ 0.26 $ 0.36 $ 0.83 14%
1920 D 25 501 923 $ 0.23 $ 0.36 5%
1920 E 11 646 000 $ 1.32 3%
1920 F 24 300 000 $ 0.21 $ 0.51 $ 0.87 6%
1920 G 10 243 807 $ 0.36 3%
1920 J 16 856 640 $ 0.05 $ 0.51 $ 1.17 6%
1921 A 143 418 372 $ 0.14 $ 0.27 $ 0.27 $ 0.31 $ 0.55 21%
1921 D 38 132 799 $ 0.14 $ 0.24 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 $ 1.13 7%
1921 E 21 104 000 $ 0.95 $ 1.03 4%
1921 F 24 800 000 $ 0.49 $ 0.49 $ 1.03 6%
1921 G 21 289 023 $ 0.21 $ 0.83 4%
1921 J 28 928 224 $ 0.42 $ 0.72 $ 0.80 7%
1922 A 89 062 488 $ 0.41 1.2%
1922 D 33 920 598 $ 0.36 $ 3.49 5%
1922 E 19 155 800 $ 0.51 3%
1922 F 16 436 000 $ 0.34 3%
1922 G 19 708 394 $ 0.41 3%
1922 J 16 820 022 3%

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