50 Pfennig Bonifatius Series

50 Pfennig (Bonifatius Series) -  obverse50 Pfennig (Bonifatius Series) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer City of Ohrdruf (Thuringia) (Federal state of Thuringia)
Type Local banknote
Year 1921
Value 50 Pfennig (0.50)
Currency Mark (notgeld, 1914-1924)
Composition Paper
Size 108 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 31 December 1921
Number N# 207905
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References DeNG 1/2# 1012.4-5/6
Hans-Ludwig Grabowski, Manfred Mehl, Arnold Keller; 2003. Deutsches Notgeld / Band 1-2. Deutsche Serienscheine von 1918-1922. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Bonifatius Series

Series: Ohrdruf: Bonifatius Series

Obverse

Ehrenstein Castle
City crest
Memorial column

Lettering:
50 PFENNIG
NOTGELD DER STADT OHRDRUF
ZUM GEDÄCHTNIS AN DIE GRUENDUNG DER STADT OHRDRUF DURCH BONIFACIUS I./J. 724
GÜLTIG BIS 31. DEZEMBER 1921
OHRDRUF / DEN 1. SEPTEMBER 1921
DER STADTRAT

Translation:
50 pfennigs
Notgeld from the city of Ohrdruf
In memory of the founding of the city of Ohrdruf by Bonifacius in the year 724
Valid until December 31, 1921
Ohrdruf / September 1, 1921
The city council

Reverse

Construction of a chapel

Lettering:
50 PF
,,ALS NUN BONIFACIUS DAS LAND ERHALTEN HATTE / LIESS ER AN JENER STÄTTE DAS GESTRÄUCH AUSROTTEN UND AUF DEM GELEGTEN GRUND EIN KIRCHLEIN AUFBAUEN."
BAU EINER KAPELLE AN DER OHRA DURCH BONIFACIUS

Translation:
50 pfennigs
,,When Bonifacius had received the land / he had arranged to remove the bushes from that site and built a small church on the ground."
Construction of a chapel by Bonifacius

Watermark

G-S pattern

Comments

The letter E in front of the serial number

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1921  $ 1.11

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