German New Guinea, Proof 1894-1895

Number of
Required Items
9
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
68.000

German New Guinea (now Papua New Guinea) was a German protectorate from 1884 to 1914, when Australia invaded the territory after Britain's declaration of war against Germany. In 1894 and 1895, the administrator of the territory, the Neu-Guinea Compagnie (New Guinea Company) issued a series of coins ranging in value from 1 Pfennig up to 20 Marks. All denominations above 2 Pfennig feature a Bird of Paradise (most likely the Emperor of Germany Bird of Paradise) and the coins are generally perceived as among the most beautiful ever produced. The proof versions are all scarce to rare, especially in the 5, 10, and 20 Mark denominations.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 TCzuibang 77.78% 66.00 67.11 46.46
2 Togol 55.56% 63.20 63.20 24.31
3 Southernaurora 33.33% 64.67 64.67 14.92
4 Aran Neu Guinea Proofs 11.11% 66.00 66.00 05.08

Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 TCzuibang 77.78% 66.00 67.11 46.46
2 Togol 55.56% 63.20 63.20 24.31
3 Southernaurora 33.33% 64.67 64.67 14.92
4 Aran Neu Guinea Proofs 11.11% 66.00 66.00 05.08