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50 pfennig: CM.320-2017

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Issuer: Bank für Handel und Industrie Hamburg



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017-04-25) by Bartko/Reher Antiquitäten


Production date: July AD 1921

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Soldier crucified upon a sword. Other crosses behind.

  • Text: Ihr habt für uns euch hingegeben. Ihr seid gestorben, damit wir leben!
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Text: Gutschein der Hamburger warte
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Statement of guarantee by the Bank for Trade and Industry, Hamburg. Date of issue and signature. To left, tower flying German flag; Hamburg coat of arms at the base.

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.320-2017
Primary reference Number: 241483
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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