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Nazi Germany, 2 reichsmark coin with a portrait of Paul von Hindenburg

Object | Accession Number: 2003.33.2

2 reichsmark coin issued for use by the government of the Third Reich, Nazi Germany. It has a relief portrait bust of former Reich President Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934) who appointed Hitler as Chancellor of Germany in January 1933. As Field Marshal and Commander of German forces during World War I, Hindenburg became immensely popular throughout the country. He was elected president in 1925 and reelected in 1932.

Date
1937  (issue)
Geography
manufacture : Berlin (Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Exchange Media
Category
Money
Object Type
Coins, German (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lana Barnett
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:47
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