The map shows the numbers of reports on first contacts with foreign coins in January and February per 100.000 inhabitants.
There are many reports form the big cities, from the West German agglomerations and from Saxony.
Freiberg is in the ZIP code region 09!
Obviously, the media played an important role by activating people to report to us.
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We could not observe any diffusion of a nature that the report
locations moved from West to East or from the cities to the rural regions.
Obviously the first coins came randomly and nearly uniformly, imported by travellers.