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50 pfenning note from Łódź ghetto

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation15 May 1940 (issued)
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2018.016.001
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. 
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 in 2018 by Peter N. Moogk. 
Classificationscrip
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Peter N. Moogk
NoteDonor questions authenticity of item.