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1683/9/63-78
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Currency from the Theresienstadt Ghetto, circulated by the Nazi party to create a false sense of normalcy.
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Our collection includes a number of types of currency, including pre-war emergency inflation currency from Germany (Notgeld and Inflationsgeld), as well as currencies issued by the Allies in the post-war period.

One of the most interesting collections of banknotes comes from the Theresienstadt Ghetto, where the Nazis presented a falsely positive view of ghetto life to convince the outside world that Jews were not being mistreated. This currency was circulated to add to this false sense of normalcy.

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