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Ceramic Emergency Money

Black cardboard box with gild edges and lettering, labeled on top: "Kannebäcker - Notgeld / der Töpferzentrale HÖHR bei Coblenz / in Kannerbackland, / Entwurf der Geldstücke von Bildehauer A. Kamp, / Oberlehrer an der Keramischen Fachschule in Höhr." Inside are one 75 notgeld, three 50...

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Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse


Object Place

Höhr, Coblenz, Germany

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Numismatics, Coins