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Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note 2012.168.3 front

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, United States

Scrip, valued at 50 kronen, issued in the Theresienstadt (Terezin) ghetto-labor camp in 1943. All currency was confiscated from deportees upon entry and replaced with scrip and ration coupons that could be exchanged only in the camp. The Theresienstadt camp existed for 3.5 years, from November 24, 1941 to May 9, 1945. It was located in a region of Czechoslovakia occupied by Germany, renamed the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, and made part of the Greater German Reich.

Scrip, valued at 50 kronen, issued in the Theresienstadt (Terezin) ghetto-labor camp in 1943. All currency was confiscated from deportees upon entry and replaced with scrip and ration coupons that could be exchanged only in the camp. The Theresienstadt camp existed for 3.5 years, from November 24, 1941 to May 9, 1945. It was located in a region of Czechoslovakia occupied by Germany, renamed the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, and made part of the Greater German Reich.

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  • Title: Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note 2012.168.3 front
  • Location: Czechoslovakia--History--1938-1945., Czechoslovakia--History--1938-1945.
  • Provenance: The Theresienstadt scrip was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Mark W. Glickman., The Theresienstadt scrip was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Mark W. Glickman.
  • Subject Keywords: Concentration camps--Economic aspects--Czech Republic--Terezin (Ustecky kraj) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Czechoslovakia--Economic aspects. Jewish ghettos--Economic aspects--Czech Republic--Terezin (Ustecky kraj) World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Economic conditions., Concentration camps--Economic aspects--Czech Republic--Terezin (Ustecky kraj) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Czechoslovakia--Economic aspects. Jewish ghettos--Economic aspects--Czech Republic--Terezin (Ustecky kraj) World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Economic conditions.
  • Type: Exchange Media, Exchange Media
  • Rights: Permanent Collection, Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Rectangular paper scrip. The front has a graphic design in black and blue/green ink on a blue/green background. The front depicts Moses holding 2 stone tablets with the 10 Commandments in Hebrew characters in a medallion on the left, with German text on the right. The right side has an offwhite border with the denomination 50 in the lower corner with a 6-pointed Star of David above. The reverse has a blue/green geometric background design with German text, and a scrollwork line, with a light blue center streak. Below the text is an engraved signature. The denomination 50 is in the upper right corner. The left side has a wide, off-white border with the denomination 50 in the lower corner with a 6-pointed Star of David above. The serial number is in the upper left corner. The series letter is on the right. It is stained on the right., Rectangular paper scrip. The front has a graphic design in black and blue/green ink on a blue/green background. The front depicts Moses holding 2 stone tablets with the 10 Commandments in Hebrew characters in a medallion on the left, with German text on the right. The right side has an offwhite border with the denomination 50 in the lower corner with a 6-pointed Star of David above. The reverse has a blue/green geometric background design with German text, and a scrollwork line, with a light blue center streak. Below the text is an engraved signature. The denomination 50 is in the upper right corner. The left side has a wide, off-white border with the denomination 50 in the lower corner with a 6-pointed Star of David above. The serial number is in the upper left corner. The series letter is on the right. It is stained on the right.

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