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Pre-Nazi (1920s-1933) and Nazi issued currency with Anti-Semitic images or references to concentration camp system. NOTGELD was temporary paper currency issued by municipalities during the inflation that were valid for a short period of time. A small percentge of these issues contained anti-Semitic images.
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Temporary money, 'Notgeld' issued in May, 1921 from Beverungen, with one year validity. Such money was issued as a temporary measure during the great German post-World War I inflation. The reverse side of this one mark note has an anti-Semitic image of a Jew begging.
These were printed in 1922 in the city of Sternberg in Germany, to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the burning at the stake in 1492 of a number of Jews for the practice of adding Christian children's blood to their matzo recipe. A medieval canard that came up every time a child disappeared during Passover. The drawings on the money are copies of original wood blocks made at the time (1492) The first scan shows the Jews adding the blood to the matzoh. The second shows the Jews being burned at the stake. The third shows a local priest offering the wafer to the Jews as a sign of conversion to Christianity which they refuse. The fourth is the back of the three notes. This is a great Judaica-Anti-Semitica item. 4 1\4 X 3 1\4 inch.
This piece of emergency money issued in Germany during the period of high inflation (1920S) shows a Jewish man holding a baby out the window of his house, so that the child can shit on a passing german burgher.
Front and back of NOTGELD from Bremen, issued November 27, 1921 depicting the "elders" of Zion, a representation of the most anti-Semitic tract alleging a world Jewish conspiracy.
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Set of notes by the Austrian Anti-Semitic Bund. On one side picture shows Jewish publications burning in the fire and on other side it is a quote, which says, " although time will come, when Christians and Jews will live together, it will never work out"
The reverse of the 50 Heller note with a Swastikar reads "Germans of all political persuasions who loved their folk, and who recognized the looming danger of the Jews, and who want to fight this, join me "Anti-Semiten" Schutzverein. Enroll in the district headquarters. Read and spread the Aryan Press. 10, 20 & 50 Heller notes. This is a form of Notgeld issued by a private political organization, not a city or other form of government.
Lager geld from Mittelbau-Dora, sometimes known as Mittelbau or Nordhausen, was a Nazi concentration camp in Germany, in the Kohnstein south of the Harz mountains as a sub-camp of the already existing Buchenwald camp. Eventually it comprised more than 40 camps.The main goal of the complex was to establish the underground production of armaments, notably the V-2 rocket.During its 18 months of activity, approximately 60,000 prisoners from 21 nations passed through; an estimated 20,000 of those died in this prison.