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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 1948-1950
Value 1 Pfennig (0.01 DDM)
Currency Mark (1948-1990)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.75 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1970
References KM# 1,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 1
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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 Krischker

Reverse

Denomination, mintmark below PFENNIG

Lettering:
DEUTSCHLAND
1 PFENNIG
E

Translation:
Germany
Pfennig

Engraver: Franz Krischker

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948 A 243,000,275 0.57 0.57 1.16 50%
1949 A 0.75 0.93 34% Mintage included in 1948 A
1949 E 55,200,000 3.88 12%
1950 A 0.57 0.89 1.13 37% Mintage included in 1948 A
1950 E 1.06 1.06 19% Mintage included in 1949 E

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