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Object ID

2019.2.73

Object Name

Coin

Date

1943

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Description

Dark grey, aluminum coin. One side with “5 mark”, the other with a Star of David and "Ghetto 1943"

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:One of four denominations of coinage struck in the Litzmannstadt Ghetto out of aluminum, legal currency only in the ghetto used to purchase food or medicine.

Dimensions

7/8 " diameter

Keywords

Litzmannstadt Ghetto, Lodz, Chaim Rumkowski, Auschwitz, Judenalteste

Subcollection

Ghettos

Litzmannstadt Ghetto 5 Mark Coin

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