25 Pfennig Note, Bitterfeld, Germany, 1921

25 Pfennig Note, Bitterfeld, Germany, 1921

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Description
[[obverse text]]
25 PFENNIG 25 / [[image]] Central color image of a church with landscaping. At the left of center is a shield bearing a red tower with a coat of arms on either side of it. On the right of center is a shield bearing the national eagle. [[/image]] / JUNI 1921 / KAPELLE 1323 ERBAUT / DER MAGISTRAT / [[signatures]] / ENTW. H. SCHIEBEL / BITTERSFELD / 1921 / NOTGELD DER STADT BITTERFELD / EINLÖSBAR BEI DER STADTSPARKASSE BITTERFELD BIS / 1 MONAT NACH DER ÖFFENTLICHEN AUFKÜNDIGUNG
[[reverse text]]
ANNO DOMINI 1473 AM SONNABENT VOR JUBILATE ALS DIE SONNE / ZU KISTE GEHEN WOLSE, IST DIE STADT BITTERFELDT VON HANSEN LEINEWEBE / AUSGEBRANT, DIESELB ZEIT SMF GEBHARDT VON MANSSELT IR HERRE / GEMESSEN IST DICTUS VONDE BURGERMEISTER / DES RATS ZU BITTERFELD LO PLALBUCH 1575 BLATT 1B U 2 / IM JAHRE D. ELENDS / 1921 / 25 / PFENNIG / 1473 / UNSER / BITTERFELDER / BRIKETT / US / VIII / 1473 U. 1921 WIR GLEICHEN UNS DOCH SEHR. IHR WARET DA- / MALS ABGEBRANNT WIR SIND'S JETZT NOCH VIEL MEHR
[[translation]] 1473 and 1921 we are quite the same. you burned down back then and we are know even more (abgebrannt (burned) in German can mean being poor/without any money) [[/translation//
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
notgeld
date made
1921
date on object
1921-06
place made
Germany: Saxony-Anhalt, Bitterfeld
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.2 cm x 10.1 cm x.01 cm; 2 7/16 in x 3 31/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.NU59831.186
catalog number
NU59831.186
accession number
220791
Credit Line
Morton M. Stack
subject
NNC German Notgeld
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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