• 1 krone banknote from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (recto)

1 krone banknote from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1940 [issued]
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2020.007.008
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. 
Materials/Techniquespaper, ink
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: C 060
LanguageCzech, German
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