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5 mark Łódź ghetto coin

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation8 December 1942 - September 1944
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID1993.008.001
Previous NUmber93.07.0029
Place of CreationŁódź ghetto, Poland
DescriptionObverse side with 5 mark denomination and text in banner. Reverse side has Star of David with text and date.

Markings difficult to read due to significant corrosion. 
Materials/Techniquesaluminium-maganesium alloy
Measurementsdiameter: 2 cm
InscriptionsRecto: QUITTUNG UBER / DER ALTEST DER JUDEN IN LITZMANNSTADT
Verso: GETTO / [date]
LanguageGerman
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre by Steve Drysdale
Classificationcoins (money)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Steve Drysdale