Special Coins

Highest denomination

(also highest gold content)

Österreich
1000 Schilling 1994 #29811
72.67 Euro

Lowest denomination

Japan
1 Rin 1884
Devalued 10-1 to 0.0001 new Yen on March 2nd, 1946

Highest fineness

Bundesrepublik Deutschland
1 DM 2001 J
Fineness: .9999

Lowest melt value

Japan
1 Sen 1945
Material: baked clay

Largest

(also the most valuable and highest silver content)

"le 1e anniversaire de l'euro 04751/10000"

France
50 Euro 2003 #4751
Diameter: 100mm

Smallest

Espańa
1 Peseta 1990
Diameter: 14mm

Oldest

With date

Königreich Hannover
1 Groschen 1858

Without date

Japan
Kan'ei Tsűhô 1668-
1 Mon

Oldest date in legend

Island
500, 1000 Krónur 1974


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Jörg Czeranski (Impressum)