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50 pfenning note from Łódź ghetto

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation15 May 1940 (issued)
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID1993.008.033
Previous NUmber93.07.0029
Place of CreationŁódź ghetto, Poland
Description50 pfenning note from Łódź ghetto. Rectangular white paper printed with black and purple ink. Overall background pattern of intersecting Stars of David. Recto has denomination, German text and serial number. Verso has denomination in the lower left and upper right corners with menorah in the centre overlaid with text. The note is very worn.
Materials/Techniquespaper, ink
Measurements5.4 x 8.5 cm
InscriptionsRecto: QUITTUNG ÜBER / FÜNFZIG PFENNIG / [serial number] / ODER NACHMACHT ODER GEFÄLSCHTE / QUITTUNGEN IN VERKEHR BRINGT / WIRD STRENGSTENS BESTRAFT

Verso: QUITTUNG ÜBER / DER ALTEST DER JUDEN IN LITZMANNSTADT / [signature] LITSMANNSTADT DEN 15 MAI 1940
LanguageGerman
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre by Steve Drysdale
Classificationscrip
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Steve Drysdale