Germany 1-DEUTSCHE MARK (KM110 Type C)
Germany 1-DEUTSCHE MARK (KM110 Type C)

Germany 1-DEUTSCHE MARK (KM110 Type C) Bundesadler (Eagle)

Originally named Reichsadler ("Imperial Eagle" or "National Eagle"), this heraldic eagle dates back to the Roman eagle standard used by Holy Roman Emperors. The name was changed to Bundesadler ("Federal Eagle") in 1945 with the formation of the Federal Republic of Germany.

This coin design was in use for over 50 years (1950-2001), with some minor variations. Besides multiple mint marks on the obverse (this example is "G"), there are three types:

Type A: The eagle's tongue is near its lower beak, and it has a large eye.
Type B: Eagle is the same as Type A, but there is some difference in the lettering style.
Type C (this coin): The eagle's tongue has moved to the centre of the beak, and the eyeball is smaller (and changes in lettering).

germany km110 types

Specifications

  • Diameter: 23.4 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM110 Type C

Obverse Legend

BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND

Reverse Legend

1 DEUTSCHE MARK

Edge Legend

~*~ ~·~ ~*~ ~·~ ~*~ ~·~

All coin images in Daniel's Coin Zoo are from my personal collection. I collect, research, and personally photograph every coin displayed on this site. PLEASE do not take my images without permission.

If you would like to use any coin image you see, just ask meThank you.