Token: Germany Prison Camp 1, 2, 10, 20, and 50 Pfennig 1915
This is emergency money made for prisoner of war camps in Europe during World War II. There are many other designs. Pictures of the camps look gruesome, and it was not all that long ago ...
'Kriegsgefangenenlager' means 'prisoner of war camp.'
Values of these pieces depends mostly on condition, and not on denomination or date. The 1, 2, 10, 20, and 50 pfennig (or Austrian heller) pieces are made of zinc and tend to deteriorate rapidly. The piece in our picture would roughly be termed 'average circulated.' Anything better is worth more.
Approximate values are:
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $40
, Genre: Tokens
Requested by: Mike, Sat, 17-Oct-2015 11:20:07 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 17-Oct-2015 16:20:00 GMT
Requester description: 1915 the front shows something that looks like a camp with a big fence around it. Above the camp there is something that looks like a monogram with two birds. text below camp: klein munchen 1915
the back has 50 in the middle and in a circle around the 50 it reads k.u.k. kriegsgefangenen-lager
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