20 Mark Jewish Ghetto Coinage Al

Features

Issuer Poland
Period General Government (1939-1944)
Type Token
Year 1943
Value 20 Mark
Currency Reichsmark (Ghetto Coinage 1939-1944)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 6.98 g
Diameter 33.45 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 10842
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# Tn4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 5,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
J# L5
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Star of David to upper left. Date to lower right. Twin circular lines with 6 evenly spaced stars.

Lettering:
GETTO
1943

Reverse

Text surrounding the coin value in center.

Lettering:
● DER AELTESTE DER JUDEN ● IN LITZMANNSTADT
QUITTUNG ÜBER
20 MARK

Translation:
Chief Elder of the Jews in Litzmannstadt
Receipt for 20 marks

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This coin is extensively faked

Issued only for the ghetto in Lodz. It was a legal tender trade token and has its own KM# in the World Coins catalog.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1943  600

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Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232119
Lot 62570
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May 12, 2021 AU
(PCGS AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 780.00
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