Coins Of The Kaiser #1: 10 Pfennig "Small Shield" (Imperial Germany, 1876)-Reference

This Imperial German coin represents the 4th denomination coin of the Goldmark (1874). The observe features a large "10", it's wrap-around text reads "Imperial Germany *1876* Pfennig". The reverse depicts the Reichsadler, the symbol of Imperial Germany.


The coin is a smooth-edged design made of a copper-nickel alloy and weighs 3.8 g. Its dimensions are 21 mm (0.83 in) wide and 1.35 mm (0.053) in thick. Making it slightly larger in size than a US Penny (19.05/0.75 in), in that respect.


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Size Comparison

An Imperial German 10 Pfennig with US Penny for scale.
An Imperial German 10 Pfennig with US Penny for scale.

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