1 krone banknote from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
Date of Creation1940 [issued]
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
CreatorProtectorate of Bohemia and Moravia [issued by]
Place of CreationPrague
Description1 krone banknote issued as the currency of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia after the occupation of the area by Nazi Germany. Brown, blue, and red ink on white paper. Portrait of a young woman on recto; Coat of arms with double tailed lion on verso.
Measurements5.8 cm x 10.5 cm
InscriptionsRecto: Eine Krone / Jedna Koruna / Nachmachung wird bestraft
Verso: Protektorat / Böhmen und Mähren / Eine Krone / Protektorát / Čechy a Morava / Jedna Koruna / Serie: D 004
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2020 by Dan Sonnenschein.
Currency likely collected by the donor's parents, Bronia and Kurt Sonnenschein, who resided in Prague after liberation or by Kurt, who was originally from Šumperk, Moravia.
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Dan Sonnenschein