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Beverungen, emergency currency, 1 mark notgeld, with an anti-Jewish cartoon

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.845

State of Beverungen, Germany, emergency currency note [notgeld] for 1 mark issued in the period of hyperinflation during the Weimar Republic. The note was a temporary issue, valid for one year. On the back is an anti-Jewish image of an orthodox Jewish man selling chamberpots. Many politicians and members of the public blamed the Jews for the financial crises and other widely circulated antisemitic slogans accused Jews of taking all the gold and money and leaving Germans Dreck. The bank note is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
1921 May 01-1922 March 03  (issue)
Geography
issue : Beverungen (Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Exchange Media
Category
Money
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:12
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