Historical information

The 50 Reichspfennig coin was minted by Nazi Germany between 1939 and 1944 during World War II. It is worth 1/2 or .50 of a Reichsmark. Made entirely of aluminium, the 50 Reichspfennig is an emergency issue type, similar to the zinc 1, 5, and 10 Reichspfennig coins from the same period.

Physical description

Country Germany - Third Reich
Denomination 10 reichspfennig
Year 1939
Period Nazi Germany (Third Reich) (1933 - 1945)
Coin type Circulation coins
Edge type Reeded
Shape Round
Alignment Medal (0°)

Inscriptions & markings

Obverse: Eagle above swastika within wreath

Reverse: Denomination, oak leaves below