coin, five pfennig, German

Catalogue number
  • EPH 4054
Department
Exhibits
Materials
  • whole: metal
Alternative names
  • full name: coin, five pfennig, German
  • simple name: POW
Category
currency

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Physical description

5 pfennig coin bearing the inscription "DEUTSCHES REICH 5 PFENNIG 1918" on one side and an eagle on the other.

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.

Inscription

DEUTSCHES REICH 10 PFENNIG 1916

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