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Coin: Ten Pfennigs 1894
Description

10 Pfennig coin issued by the German New Guinea Company.

CountryNew Guinea, German CurrencyNew Guinean Mark
Face value10 (x Pfennig) TypeTen Pfennigs
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1911)
Mintage23,930 (23930)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Berlin Mint 23,930 (23930) Letter A
MaterialCopper DesignerEmil Weigand
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)29.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)10.0540
Obverse

NEU-GUINEA COMPAGNIE over palm wreath enclosing 10 / NEU-GUINEA / PFENNIG / 1894.

Obverse inscription

NEU-GUINEA COMPAGNIE 10 NEU-GUINEA PFENNIG 1894

Reverse

Great Bird of Paradise displaying full plumage.

Reverse inscription

None

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 24,000.

Ten Pfennigs 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Ten Pfennigs 1894: Photos
Ten Pfennigs 1894: Photo Coin - 10 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
Coin - 10 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
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Ten Pfennigs 1894: Photo Coin - 10 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
Coin - 10 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
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Ten Pfennigs 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGerman New Guinea KM# 3
Ten Pfennigs 1894: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Deutsche Bundesbank Mint link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Composition
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Ten Pfennigs 1894: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 10 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894