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3 Pfennige - Friedrich Wilhelm IV

3 Pfennige - Friedrich Wilhelm IV -  obverse3 Pfennige - Friedrich Wilhelm IV -  reverse

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Country Kingdom of Prussia
(German states)
King Frederick William IV (1840-1861)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1841-1842
Value 3 Pfennige = 1/120 Reichsthaler (1/120)
Currency Vereinsthaler (1821-1873)
Composition Copper
Weight 4.567 g
Diameter 23.92 mm
Thickness 1.39 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 432,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Olding# 327,
​"Die Münzen Friedrichs des Grossen", 2006 ​and ​"Die Münzen des Königreichs Preussen von 1786-1873", 2014 ​
by Manfred Olding
(​Gietl Verlag)
AKS# 90,
Großer deutscher Münzkatalog von 1800 bis heute
by Paul Arnold, Harald Küthmann, Dirk Steinhilber
J# 44,
Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871
by Kurt Jaeger
Schr# 180-181
Brandenburg-Fränkisches Münzwesen
by Friedrich Freiherr von Schrötter
(Halle, Riechmann)


Crowned crest

Lettering: 120 EINEN THALER


Value, with date below, Mint mark bottom

3 ꟾ PFENNINGE ꟾ 1841 ꟾ D


Raised circles

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1841 A 34%
1841 D 9%
1842 A 32%
1842 D 34%

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