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Token: Germany Notgeld Wachenbuchen  1920 to 1930
Token: Germany Notgeld Wachenbuchen 1920 to 1930

After World War I, government issued money was in short supply in Germany. Many towns, cities, regions, and individual merchants began to issue their own money to support commerce. Thus notgeld, emergency money, was born.

This is a piece of notgeld from the region of Wachenbuchen, near Frankfort, in Germany, probably from a merchant there Wilhelm Gerlach. This piece is somewhat hard to find, so collectors might pay a tad more than 'normal' notgeld which is still quite plentiful today.

worn: $4 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $8
well preserved: $15
fully uncirculated: $30

For our general page on notgeld, with pictures, more information, and general values, click to this link [PRESS HERE].

Coin: 19564 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: Billy T., Mon, 13-Jul-2015 03:35:37 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 13-Jul-2015 23:48:38 GMT
Requester description: Looks like dots going around the inside edge of the coin ridge. Then looks like a small star under the letters near the center. Kohlenmarke. Wilh. Gerlach wachenbuchen
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