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Germany 5 Pfennig  1874 to 1922
Germany 5 Pfennig 1874 to 1922

The coin in the photo is worn, although some might grade it as high as average circulated condition. Most coins in the series are made of copper-nickel, but some are made of iron as called out below. Catalog values for most of these coins appears in the listings below. A few 'better date' coins are called out near the bottom of this page.

5 PFENNIG 1874 TO 1897 (COPPER-NICKEL)
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $80

5 PFENNIG 1898 TO 1915 (COPPER-NICKEL)
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $20

5 PFENNIG 1815 TO 1922 (IRON)
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $15

Be sure you understand what 'catalog' means. Use the Terminology page

There are a few 'better dates' for these coins. Check to see if you have one. Mint marks (two of them) are found at the bottom of the side with the imperial eagle. The value after the date and mint mark are for coins in average circulated condition.

1874F: $15
1874G: $20
1875H: $50
1876H: $15
1891E: $35
1891G: $15
1892E: $20
1892F: $15
1892G: $15
1892J: $120
1893G: $15
1896G: $5000
1909F: $20
1910J: $50
1913J: $20
1915E: $10 (must be copper-nickel)
1915D: $10 (must be iron)

Now, go out and find an 1896G!

Coin: 1003 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Shireen, Thu, 13-Aug-2009 03:18:38 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 18-May-2013 17:37:08 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tue, 21-Apr-2015 13:29:10 GMT
Requester description: 1904 deutsches reich 5 1904 F pfennig coin
Tags: germany 5 pfennig greman deustch bundesrepublik deutchland deutschen duetsches dutches deutiches deutsches deutscherlander deutschiand deuches germanic bundesrublika deutschland germeny gremany dutchland deutsch deutsche germandy deutschem bundesrepublika deutscher german deutches deutchlands deutchen deutschlands penning pffnig pfrnnig ffennig pfennisc phenning phening pfennige pfenning pfenninge pfenn pfenig pfenng pffenig reich eagle eaglets egals eable egal eagles eag ealge eagel hawk falcon

Comments

My coin is a 1875 it is worn but has a f instead of h - Ron
Use the 5 PFENNIG 1874 TO 1897 listing. It must have and H to be more valuable. - CoinQuest (Paul)

We have a 5 with word pfennig under with 1921 under that and om other side is the eagle with ribbon and topped with crown with a cross in center of crown
no letter present - why

  

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