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Anyone good with German coins ?

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Hi all .. after a recent auction i have found this in one of the large lots of coins purchased ..

As far as i can tell it is a 1922 Weimar republic Aluminum 50 Pfennig coin

what i need help on is the mint mark ? it looks like it is a C and a E intertwined i can find a E mint mark listed but not a CE one .. is this normal ?

 

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cheers dooly

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That's no error, it's a normal E mint mark.

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Yep, that is an "E" (Muldenhütten mint mark). A little ornate maybe ... In the German Empire they did have a "C" mark (Frankfurt mint) but only until 1879.

 

Christian

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There was C mint marks. Here is a list of German states that used the C mint mark.

Cassel (Westphalia) 1810-1813

Clausthal (Brunswick)

Clausthal (Hannover) 1813-1834

Dresdan (Saxony) 1779-1804

Frankfurt (Germany) 1866-1879

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