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five pfennig coin
  • Germany
  • five pfennig coin, 1875
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • metal
  • Object Diameter: 2 cm
    Object Diameter: 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0258.16

This is a round silver-colored coin.

On side one there is an Eagle with wings and legs spread and a shield covering the belly. There is a crown above the head.

On side two there is a 5 with text around perimeter reading: "DEUTSCHES REICH 1875 PFENNIG."