20 Pfennig - Frauentor Nürnberg-Fürth

20 Pfennig - Frauentor (Nürnberg-Fürth) -  obverse20 Pfennig - Frauentor (Nürnberg-Fürth) -  reverse

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Features

Location Cities of Nuremberg and Fürth (Federal state of Bavaria)
Type Automatic tokens › Transit token
Years 1920-1921
Value 20 Pfennig (0.20)
Currency Mark (notgeld, 1914-1924)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.3 g
Size 25 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Octagonal (8-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 50111
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Men05# 19256.11,
Peter Menzel; 2005. Deutschsprachige Notmünzen und Geldersatzmarken im In- und Ausland / Band 1. Ausgabeorte Aach bis Myszkowo (2nd edition). Münzhandel + Verlag Beate Strothotte, Gütersloh, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.
Men18# 24102.11
Peter Menzel; 2018. Deutschsprachige Notmünzen und Geldersatzmarken im In- und Ausland 1840-2002. Winfried Bogon Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

Commemorative issue

The Woman's Gate, the southeast main gate of the Nürnberg city walls

Series: Nürnberg-Fürther Strassenbahn

Obverse

Legend surrounding inner circle containing value

Lettering:
* NÜRNBERG-FÜRTHER *
20 PFENNIG
STRASSENBAHN

Translation:
Nuremberg to Furth
20 Pfennig
Streetcar Token

Reverse

Shows a view of the Woman's Gate, Southeastern entrance to the Nürnberg city wall.

Lettering: FRAUENTOR

Edge

Plain

Mint

L. Chr. Lauer, Nuremberg, Germany (1729-1924)

Comments

MENZEL: RRR

Frauentor - Frau's Gate which connects the old road to Regensburg.
Also shown in scene is the Frauenturm - the Frau's Tower
Frau typical means "woman" or "wife," but in this context it refers to the Holy Mother of the St. Clare Monastery of the Poor.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1920-1921)  10 000 $ 3.73 Eklund# 1254

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