1944 Danish 5 Krone coin

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Krone
Greenland
Value 5 Danish krone
Composition Brass
Years of minting 1944
Catalog number KM#9
Obverse
Design Crowned arms of Denmark
Reverse
Design Polar bear walking left, denomination above, date below divided by "GS"
Designer Gilroy Roberts

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Mainly struck for use by American forces in Greenland during WWII, when 5 Kroner was equal to one United States Dollar. They were struck at the Philadelphia Mint; without a mint mark. Mintage 100,000.[1][2]

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