5 mark Łódź ghetto coin

Museum Work

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
Credit LineCourtesy of Peter N. Moogk
NoteCoin currently in cardboard and plastic sleeve