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Allied Military Authority currency, 5 mark, for use in Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1996.28.27

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    Allied Military Authority currency, 5 mark, for use in Germany

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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Kurt Fish and Judith Fish
    face, top, center, white letter on black background : ALLIIERTE MILITÄRBEHÖRDE [ALLIED MILITARY]
    face, each corner, blue ink : 5
    face, top left and bottom right, blue ink : SERIE 1944
    face, top, center, blue ink : IN / UMLAUF GESETZT / IN / DEUTSCHLAND [IN / CURRENT LAW / IN / GERMANY]
    face, center, black ink : 003126180
    face, bottom, center, blue ink : FUNF / MARK

    Physical Details

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    Physical Description
    Square paper currency with a face in light blue green ink with an abstract leafy underprint with a white M in the center, overlaid by a black latticework design, within a black decorative border with German text at the top. The denomination 5 is in each inner corner in blue ink. The serial number is in the center, with German text on all sides. The reverse is in orange ink, with a large white M in the center of an ornate, circular medallion within a square, geometric patterned frame. The note is creased and soiled.
    overall: Height: 2.500 inches (6.35 cm) | Width: 3.000 inches (7.62 cm)
    overall : paper, ink

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    Administrative Notes

    The scrip was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by Kurt Fish and Judith Fish.
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    2023-10-16 13:58:25
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