5 Marks, German Cameroon, 1914

5 Marks, German Cameroon, 1914

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Description
This note was issued by German colonial authorities. Colonial powers introduced their own money to make it easier to trade, collect taxes, and demonstrate their political authority.
One (1) 5 mark note
German Cameroon, 1914
Obverse Image: N/A
Obverse Text: 5 / SCHATZSCHEIN NR. A. 01816 / VERORDNUNG VOM 12TEN AUGUST 1914. / FUNF MARK / DUALA, DEN 12TEN AUGUST 1914. / KAIS. GOUVERNEMENT VOM KAMERUN. / BEZAHLT AM 8. APR. 1915 KOLONIAL-HAUPTKASSE
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: AUSZUG / AUS DER VERORDNUNG DES GOUVERNEURS VON KAMERUN UBER DIE AUSGABE VON SCHATZSCHEINEN VOM 12, AUGUST 1914.
Location
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Object Name
note
date made
1914
place used
Cameroon
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 14.9 cm x.01 cm; 3 27/32 in x 5 7/8 in x in
ID Number
NU.67.99539
catalog number
67.99539
accession number
276528
serial number
01816
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer L. Neinken
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National Museum of American History
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