30 heller Notgeld
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Gift of Ronnie Hamburger Burrows
Id no. 2003.A.65, Currency, German
Subject(s):  Anti-Semitism, prewar
The image is of a stereotypical looking Jew holding a bag marked "hard currency," facing switzerland. Worthless money is being dropped from a plane. The message is that Jews absconded with money during and after the war resulting in hyperinflation.

Cities, towns and enterprises printed emergency currency during the inflation of the 1920s. When Jews were blamed for economic problems, Notgeld incorporated anti-Semitic themes, images, and text.
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