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Coin: Two Pfennigs 1894
Description

2 Pfennig coin issued by the German New Guinea Company.

CountryNew Guinea, German CurrencyNew Guinean Mark
Face value2 (x Pfennig) TypeTwo Pfennigs
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1911)
Mintage16,768 (16768)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Berlin Mint Letter A 16,768 (16768)
MaterialCopper DesignerEmil Weigand
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.3000
Obverse

NEU-GUINEA / COMPAGNIE / crossed fern branches.

Obverse inscription

NEU-GUINEA COMPAGNIE

Reverse

At centre within circle of beads, 2; around, ZWEI NEU-GUINEA PFENNIG 1894 A.

Reverse inscription

2 ZWEI NEU-GUINEA PFENNIG 1894

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 17,000.

Two Pfennigs 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Two Pfennigs 1894: Photos
Two Pfennigs 1894: Photo Coin - 2 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
Coin - 2 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
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Two Pfennigs 1894: Photo Coin - 2 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
Coin - 2 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894
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Two Pfennigs 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGerman New Guinea KM# 2
Two 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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Two Pfennigs 1894: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 2 Pfennig, German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), 1894