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Germany Fulda Notgeld 5 and 10 Pfennig  1918 and 1919
Germany Fulda Notgeld 5 and 10 Pfennig 1918 and 1919

Emergency money, or notgeld in Germany, took the place of normal government issues during coin shortages. Times leading up to and during World War I saw the creation of much notgeld, and this piece is one from the city of Fulda in the German State of Hessen.

For more information about notgeld, please view this CoinQuest page.

Very few of these particular coins survive. Made of zinc, they do not last long. The ones you see today are generally in horrible condition. If you can find the coin in good shape, it is worth substantially more than the barely readable coins in most collections. Here are some typical values

worn: $3 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated (like our picture): $8
well preserved: $80

The dramatic rise in value for well preserved specimens tells the story of Fulda notgeld.

Coin: 15005 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: dylan, Tue, 23-Jul-2013 06:30:34 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 09-Oct-2013 15:00:29 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 10-Jul-2015 13:41:27 GMT
Requester description: 1919 stadt fulda then it has a a triangle with a warrior at the top point cant see the rest then on the back it says kleingeldersatzmarke with ten in the middle and three stars below the ten 10 pfennig idk
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