Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Currency : paper : Printed : ink : Blue, White, Blue, Brown, Purple ; Ht: 2 5/8 in. x W: 3 1/16 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Currency : paper : Printed : ink : Blue, White, Blue, Brown, Purple ; Ht: 2 5/8 in. x W: 3 1/16 in.
Other Title Information
Exchange Medium
Date
[Later than 1943]
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
1 page, double-sided. On recto, currency note is dyed blue, with the digits in all four corners dyed purple. Text is also purple. Black decorative border within wider white border. Object is a five-mark bill issued by the Allied Military Authority in Germany, 1944. On verso, decorative motif with large white M in centre. Numbered 046500921. Narrative: Currency issued by the Allied Military Authority, known as Allied Military Currency (AMC) to troops entering liberated or newly occupied countries as a form of currency control. AMC used in Germany was printed in the United States.
Accession No.
2011X.72.11
Name Access
Becker, Hillel
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
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