100 Kronen, Theresienstadt Concentration Camp & Ghetto, Czechoslovakia, 1943

100 Kronen, Theresienstadt Concentration Camp & Ghetto, Czechoslovakia, 1943

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One (1) 100 kronen note
Theresienstadt Concentration Camp & Ghetto, Czechoslovakia, 1943
Obverse Image: Moses and scrolls.
Obverse Text: QUITTUNG UBER HUNDERT KRONEN / 100 / WER DIESE QUITTUNG VERFALSCHT ODER NACHMACHT ODER GEFALSCHTE QUITTUNGEN IN VERKEHR BRINGT. WIRD STRENGSTENS BESTRAFT / 100
Reverse Image: Star of David and geometric designs in orange ink.
Reverse Text: 009623 / QUITTUNG UBER HUNDERT KRONEN / 100 / THERESIENSTADT AM 1. JANNER 1943 / DER ALTESTE DER JUDEN IN THERESIENSTADT
General Information: Issued for use by Jewish prisoners in Theresienstadt Concentration Camp & Ghetto in Czechoslovakia.
Description
This note was issued under the order of Nazi officials during the Holocaust for use by Jewish people in concentration camps and ghettos. This currency could only be used in limited ways inside places of Nazi imprisonment and served as a device to further isolate and denationalize Jewish people.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1943
place made
Czech Republic: Ústecký Kraj, Terezín
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 14.9 cm x.01 cm; 2 15/16 in x 5 7/8 in x in
ID Number
2014.0016.007
accession number
2014.0016
catalog number
2014.0016.007
serial number
009623
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Data Source
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