10 Pfennig - Merlenbach

10 Pfennig - Merlenbach - obverse10 Pfennig - Merlenbach - reverse

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Features

Issuer Municipality of Merlebach (Imperial territory of Alsace-Lorraine)
Type Standard circulation coin
Value 10 Pfennigs (10 Pfennige) (0.10)
Currency Mark (1914-1924)
Composition Zinc
Weight 2.26 g
Diameter 20.8 mm
Thickness 1.0 mm
Shape Octagonal (8-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
307901
References Funck# 331.2,
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.
El Mon.# 20.2,
Roland Élie; 2003. Monnaies de nécessité et jetons-monnaie : France, colonies, Monaco : 1800-2000. Association des Collectionneurs de Jetons-monnaie, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
Marchand# 20.2,
Alain Marchand, Roland Élie; 2006. Monnaies de nécessité et jetons-monnaie d'Alsace et de Moselle : Moselle, Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, 1800-2000. Association des Collectionneurs de Jetons-monnaie, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
Men18# 20866.2
Peter Menzel; 2018. Deutschsprachige Notmünzen und Geldersatzmarken im In- und Ausland 1840-2002. Winfried Bogon Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

Obverse

Pearl rim, legend surrounding pearl circle with denomination centered

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEMEINDE MERLENBACH
10
✿ ★ ✿

Reverse

Pearl rim, legend surrounding rope circle with denomination centered

Script: Latin

Lettering:
KLEINGELDERSATZMARKE
10
★ ★ ★

Edge

Plain

Mint

L. Chr. Lauer, Nuremberg, Germany (1729-1924)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND  20 000 50% F#331.2
ND  33% F#331.2a) Rv: space between baseline of 1 - corde-circle is 1.0mm; K - center of star is 4.0mm ; nickelplated
ND  0% F#331.2b) Rv: space between baseline of 1 - corde-circle is 0.5mm; K - center of star is 3.5mm ; not plated (Röttinger re-mint)

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