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.

Inscriptions & markings

Obverse: Reichsadler with swastika.
Lettering: Deutsches Reich 1940
Reverse: Denomination and two oak leaves. Mintmark below the denomination and between leaves.
Lettering: 50 Reichspfennig A