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50 mark bank note

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation30 March 1933 [issued]
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID1993.031.004
Previous NUmber93.07.0143
CreatorDeutsche Reichsbank [issued by]
Place of CreationGermany
Description50 mark Reichsbanknote printed in green and red ink on white paper. Denominations and serials numbers on both sides. Handwritten message on recto. Note is creased from being folded and very worn. 
Materials/Techniquespaper, ink
Measurements8.5 x 16.7 cm
InscriptionsRecto: [From?] Harvey / Vancouver / B.C. / Canada / This money is OK / I'll guarantee it!

Serial number: E 18135806
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 1993 by Joe Leibl. 

The donor served in the Canadian Army during the Second World War and acquired the currency in Germany.
Classificationpaper money
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Location in CollectionJoe Leibl collection