50 Pfennig Lobeda

50 Pfennig (Lobeda) -  obverse50 Pfennig (Lobeda) -  reverse

© M. Sander

Features

Country German Notgeld (Thuringia)
(Germany)
Type Local banknote
Year 1921
Value 50 Pfennig (0.50)
Currency City issues
Composition Paper (Handmade)
Size 105 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References DeNG 1/2# 0808.3-5/7
Hans-Ludwig Grabowski, Manfred Mehl, Arnold Keller; 2003. Deutsches Notgeld / Band 1-2. Deutsche Serienscheine von 1918-1922. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783924861704.

Obverse

Landscape from a castle window

Lettering:
Notgeld der Stadt Lobeda
Gültig bis drei Monate nach Aufruf
Lobeda 1921. Der Gem.Vorst. G.-Rat
Auf den Bergen die Burgen

Translation:
Notgeld fom the city of Lobeda
Valid up to three months after the call
Lobeda 1921. Community leader Local council
The castles in the mountains

Reverse

Castle ruins

Lettering:
Lobdeburger Herren waren groß und mächtig in der Welt; Jena nannten sie ihr eigen;
hoch in Gunst als glückhaft Zeichen stand der Herren Wein und Geld

Translation:
Lords of Lobda were great and powerful in the world; they called Jena (city of) their own;
wine and money stood in great favor as a lucky sign

Watermark

No watermarks

Comments

The former city of Lobeda is a part of the city of Jena today.
On obverse below the printer's: Johannes Arndt-Jena

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1921 

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