• 1 schilling banknote issued by the Allied Military in Austria (recto)

1 schilling banknote issued by the Allied Military in Austria

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1944 [dated] ; 30 November 1945 [issued]
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2020.007.005
CreatorAllied Military
Place of CreationAustria [issued]
Description1 schilling bank note issued as Allied Military Currency in Austria. Blue ink on white paper. 
Materials/Techniquespaper, ink
Measurements5.9 cm x 11.3 cm
InscriptionsRecto: Alliierte Militärbehörde / Ein Schilling / Serie 1944 / In Oesterreich Ausgegeben
LanguageGerman
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2020 by Dan Sonnenschein. 

Currency likely collected by the donor's mother, Bronia Sonnenschein, who resided in Austria after liberation. 
Classificationpaper money
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Dan Sonnenschein