20 Heller K&K POW Marchtrenk

20 Heller (K&K POW Marchtrenk) -  obverse20 Heller (K&K POW Marchtrenk) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg (POW camp / Lagergeld)
Type Token
Year 1915
Value 20 Heller (0.2)
Currency Krone (1914-1918)
Composition Nickel plated zinc
Weight 2.85 g
Diameter 21.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Men05# 16278.5
  • 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. ISBN 9783934777170.
  • Peter Menzel; 2005. Deutschsprachige Notmünzen und Geldersatzmarken im In- und Ausland / Band 2. Ausgabeorte Naabeck bis Zywiec; Unbekannte Ausgabeorte; Marken der deutschen Kriegsflotte (2nd edition). Münzhandel + Verlag Beate Strothotte, Gütersloh, Germany. ISBN 9783934777170.

Obverse

Letters for "Kriegsgefangenenlager", date below, leaves.

Lettering:
KGL
1915

Translation: POW camp

Reverse

Value and location in a double square, leaves.

Lettering:
20
MARCHTRENK

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Marchtrenk, nearby Wels in Upper Austria, had a POW camp during the WWI.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1915  25,000

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