Menu

5 Pfennig

5 Pfennig -  obverse5 Pfennig -  reverse

© Numista

Features

Country German Democratic Republic
(Germany)
Period Republic (1948-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1950
Value 5 Pfennig (0.05 DDM)
Currency Mark (1948-1990)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.1 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1970
References KM# 2,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 2
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

An ear of wheat up front and a gear wheel in the back, symbolizing the alliance between the industrial worker and farmer, in accordance with the emblem of the Two-Year Plan.

Lettering: 1948

Engraver: Franz Paul Krischker

Reverse

Value.
NOTE: Mint letter (below PFENNIG) A = Berlin

Lettering: DEUTSCHLAND 5 PFENNIG A

Engraver: Franz Paul Krischker

Edge

Smooth

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948 A 205,072,430 0.17 0.53 0.79 5.29 47% smaller date letters
1949 A 0.24 0.39 0.79 1.46 52% smaller date letters, mintage is shared with 1948 (A)
1950 A 0.24 0.96 0.96 40% larger date letters, mintage is shared with 1948 (A) and 1949 (A)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange it: Mauro74, TCon, Fred84, remy95480, olafzag, adinoku, kalti celtic odor, DNO 14, tarela_v, ginaa, numis27, jcs121368, gvaicika, RafaelSM, Ranko, AlexArtemyev, fabatka, kamilS, adam789MidSA999, jancoin, gringo.l, pnightingale, tiger, FranzG, Jojo54000, quisques, Christopherus13, chemik, tonidefrancia, holsten2er, gezinkramer, Gerreke, donmart, P.H.de Raad, 1111oink

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×17)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×206)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×300)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: Poland
Languages : English German Italian Polish Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×99)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English Czech Russian Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×473)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English Czech German Polish Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×538)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×38)
Country: United States
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: none
Country: Poland
Languages : English Polish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×161)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×30)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×340)
Country: Argentina
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×4)
Country: Sweden
Languages : English Spanish Dutch Swedish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: none
Country: Russia
Languages : English French Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×47)
Country: Hungary
Languages :
English German French Hungarian Italian Romanian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Poland
Languages : English Polish Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×219)
Country: Denmark
Languages : English Danish
Feedback: none
Country: Ukraine
Languages : English Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×385)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×153)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English Czech Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×66)
Country: Norway
Languages : English German Spanish Norwegian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×82)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×345)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×131)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German Polish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: France
Languages : French Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×124)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×41)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×274)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×768)
Country: Austria
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×56)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×2)
Country: United States
Languages : English

» See the details of the coins available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 8 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy coins from the German Democratic Republic

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales
Coins German Democratic Republic 5 Pfennig