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Imperial Germany, 5 pfennig coin with the coat of arms of Wilhem II

Object | Accession Number: 1998.62.41

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    Imperial Germany, 5 pfennig coin with the coat of arms of Wilhem II

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    German 5 pfennig coin produced in Hamburg, Germany, with the Imperial eagle and coat of arms of Wilhem II.
    Date
    issue:  1914
    Geography
    manufacture: Hamburg (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jerry Jacobs
    Markings
    Frnt, left and right of talon : J / J
    back, center, embossed : 5
    back, around rim, embossed : DEUTSCHES REICH 1914 PFENNIG

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Exchange Media
    Category
    Money
    Object Type
    Coins, German (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Tarnished silver colored metal coin. The front is embossed with an Imperial Eagle with a crown and coat of arms on the chest; to the left and right of the talons is the mint mark, J, for Hamburg, Germany. The back is embossed with a large numeral 5 in the center and German text around the rim.
    Dimensions
    overall: | Diameter: 0.675 inches (1.715 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Coins--Germany.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The coin was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1998 by Jerry Jacobs.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2024-01-29 12:55:14
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