LANCUM-314B71: Modern coin: German Notgeld 10 Pfennig

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Unique ID: LANCUM-314B71

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Modern iron coin dating from AD1918.

In 1918, the Rhineland town of Duren issued ten pfennig notgeld honouring the veterans of World War I. Another, even more common, variety (Funck 105.8) exists without the "SD" under the soldier's chin.

Recorded mintage: 501,500 (Funck 105.7) and 1,100,750 (Funck 105.8).

Specification: steel, 23.8 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: Funck 105.7.


Funck, Walter, Die Notmunzen der deutschen Städte, Gemeinden, Kreise, Länder, etc.; Band 1: Standardkatalog der amtlichen Ausgaben 1916-1921, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Geitl Verlag, 2000.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MODERN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Exactly AD 1918
Date to: Exactly AD 1918

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 5.39 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: South Lakeland (District)
To be known as: Windermere

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Recreational usage

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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