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5 mark Łódź ghetto coin

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Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation8 December 1942 - September 1944
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2018.016.010
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.
Materials/Techniquesaluminium-magnesium alloy
Measurementscoin diameter: 2 cm
InscriptionsRecto: QUITTUNG UBER / DER ALTEST DER JUDEN IN LITZMANNSTADT
Verso: GETTO / [date]
LanguageGerman
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2018 by Peter N. Moogk. 
Classificationcoins (money)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
NoteCoin currently in cardboard and plastic sleeve