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1 Pfennig

1 Pfennig -  obverse1 Pfennig -  reverse

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Features

Country German Democratic Republic
(Germany)
Period Republic (1948-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1952-1953
Value 1 Pfennig (0.01 DDM)
Currency Mark (1948-1990)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.7 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.60 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1970
References KM# 5,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 5
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Hammer and compass on two wheat stalks symbolizing the alliance of the working class with peasants and intelligent workers. The date below.

Lettering:
DEUTSCHLAND
1 PFENNIG
E

Engraver: Franz Paul Krischker

Reverse

The face value under "DEUTSCHLAND" and the mintmark under "PFENNIG".

Lettering: 1952

Translation:
Germany
Pfennig

Engraver: Franz Paul Krischker

Edge

Smooth

Mints

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)
E Muldenhütten, Germany (1887-1953)

Comments



Berlin "A" mintages have legend closer to rim than Muldenhütten "E" mintages.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1952 A 297,213,351 0.25 0.35 0.35 1.06 2.35 62% large "A" (like KM# 1)
1952 A 0.35 0.84 0.59 17% small "A" (like 1953)
1952 E 49,295,502 0.59 0.73 18%
1953 A 114,001,762 0.35 0.47 0.52 0.72 4.11 38%
1953 E 50,876,044 1.17 5.87 18%

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