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Object ID

2012.1.465a-c

Object Name

Money, Paper

Date

1-1-8294

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Description

Three 1000 Reichsbanknotes. Each has a different illustration on the back: first, is a cariacature of a man speaking into a microphone as another writes at a desk. The second shows a man bowing to a Swastika with "Hitler, Nationalsozialismus" around it. On the bottom is the caption, "Gott der Gerechte! Scho mieder ä naier Gometh!" The third note shows the profile of a caricaturized man in glasses with the caption, "Sowjet Jude Radeck."

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: German Weimar Republic 1000 Reichmark currency notes issued in 1922 by the German Treasury overprinted with Nazi anti-semitic propaganda. Due to inflation and crash of German economy during Weimar Republic, Third Reich government revalued currency, blaming Jews for economic collapse. They printed anti-semitic images and phrases on the reverse of the bills.

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 6 1/2"

Keywords

Reichmark, Currency, German, Treasury, Propaganda

Reichmark Currency Notes

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