coin, five pfennig, German

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Catalogue number
  • EPH 4054
Materials
  • metal
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: coin, five pfennig, German
  • SIMPLE NAME: POW
Category
currency

History note

This coin was given to C.J. Peck as his wages whilst in the Munster Prisoner of War camp during the First World War. He worked in a German Coal Mine. 10 Pfennigs was one week's wages.

Physical description

5 pfennig coin

Inscription

DEUTSCHES REICH 10 PFENNIG 1916

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