2 Kopecks - Wilhelm II Military Coinage

2 Kopecks - Wilhelm II (Military Coinage) -  obverse2 Kopecks - Wilhelm II (Military Coinage) -  reverse

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Country Germany - 1871-1948
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1916
Value 2 Kopecks (2)
Currency Rouble (military coinage, 1916)
Composition Iron
Weight 5.8 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 22,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 2
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)


The legend "Region of the commander-in-chief - East" appears between some oak leaves.


Translation: Region of the commander-in-chief - East


Denomination and date within German Cross


Translation: 2 Kopecks




This coin was issued during the First World War by the German army in order to be used in Estonia, Poland and North-West Russia. These regions were, in those days, occupied by Germany.

Schön WM lists this coin under Litauen (Lithuania).

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1916 A 6,972,574 6.83 6.83 14.21 60% Berlin mint
1916 J 8,017,000 8.54 14.74 54% Hamburg mint

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Catalog Germany - 1871-1948 2 Kopecks - Wilhelm II (Military Coinage)