Obverse

Oak sprig.

Oak leaves, used as a symbol for many centuries, have featured on coins in Germany since the Munich Coin Treaty of 1837. This was an agreement between states in southern and central Germany establishing a common currency area.

Engraver: Adolf Jäger

·BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND·
1972

Reverse

Facial value between two rye ears, mintmark above.

D
5
PFENNIG

Edge

5 Pfennig

KM# 107 Jaeger# 382 Schön# 105
Characteristics
Material Brass Clad Steel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mints
Bavarian Central Mint (D)
Berlin State Mint (A)
Hamburg Mint (J)
Karlsruhe State Mint (G)
Stuttgart State Mint (F)

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