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1 Koruna

Features

Country Bohemia and Moravia
(Czech Republic)
Period Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (1939-1945)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1939
Value 1 Koruna (1)
Currency Koruna (1939-1945)
Composition Paper
Size 103 × 59 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 05-31-1940
References P# 1
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

On the left side we see a handstamp of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The text on the handstamp or the machine overprint says Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in German and in Czech.

Protektorat Böhmen und Mähren / Protektorát Čechy a Morava

Below the handstamp we see a circle with flowers on the top and bottom and the value of the banknote and the name of the original issuing country in text. Surrounding the circle we see the text Republika Československá repeatedly.

To the right side we see the portrait of a young woman.

In each corner we see the face value of the banknote in numerals.

Lettering:
1
Republika Československá
Republika Československá
1
Jedna Koruna
Československá
1
Padělání se trestá
1

Translation:
1
Republic of Czechoslovak
Republic of Czechoslovak
1
One Koruna
Czechoslovak
1
Counterfeiting is punishable
1

Reverse

On the edge of the entire banknote we see the following text repeating "Republika Československá".

On the left side we see the Czech Lion.

On the right bottom side we see the series. And above it we see the value of the banknote written in Czech, Russian, German and Hungarian.

In each corner we see the face value of the banknote in numerals.

Lettering:
1
1
Republika
Československá
Jedna Koruna
Československá
ОДНА Кč EINE Кč EGY Кč
ŘADA: A 068
1
1

Translation:
1
1
Republic
Czechoslovak
One Koruna
Czechoslovak
One CZK One CZK One CZK
Series: A 068
1
1

Comments

Handstamped


Machine Overprint


These images come from the Banknote Museum.

The original banknote was intended for use by the mobilized Czech Army, but it was never released.
http://www.banknote.ws/COLLECTION/countries/EUR/CZS/CZS0027.htm

The designers of this banknote are Bohumil Heinz and Bedřich Fojtášek.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1939)  P# 1a; Handstamped
ND (1939)  P# 1b; Machine Overprint

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