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five pfennig coin
  • Germany
  • five pfennig coin, 1892
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • metal
  • Object Diameter: 2 cm
    Object Diameter: 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0258.17
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Description

This is a round silver-colored coin.

On side one there is a number 5 with text around the perimeter, reading: "DEUTSCHES REICH 1892 PFENNIG." There is a small rope design near the rim.

On side two there is an eagle with spread wings and legs, a shield covers his belly and there is a crown over his head. There is a small rope design near the rim.