Ceramic Emergency Money
Object Place: Höhr, Coblenz, Germany
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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 notgeld, and two 25 notgeld black “coins” dated 1921.
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.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse