2 schilling banknote issued by the Allied Military in Austria
Date of Creation1944 [dated] ; 30 November 1945 [issued]
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Place of CreationAustria [issued]
Description2 schilling bank note issued as Allied Military Currency in Austria. Blue and black ink on white paper.
Measurements5.9 cm x 11.3 cm
InscriptionsRecto: Alliierte Militärbehörde / Zwei Schilling / Serie 1944 / In Oesterreich Ausgegeben
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.
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Dan Sonnenschein