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Object ID # 1972.022.010abcd
Object Name Money, Paper
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Made Unknown
Place of Origin France/Germany
Description French and German Paper Money (a-d).
a. 50 cent paper money with "Bon de Monnaie" on it.
b. 25 cent paper money with "Bon de Monnaie" on it.
c. Un Franc with "Bon de Monnaie" on it.
d. 1 Mark with "Darlehenskaffenfchein" on it.
Provenance Circulated in France and Germany, and were collected by Whitford A. Harris of Owen Sound, Grey County, when he was serving with the 58th Battalion during the First World War.

Collection Currency Collection
Material Paper/Ink
Found Owen Sound, Grey County/Owen Sound, Grey County
People Harris, Whitford A.
Subjects World War I (First World War/The Great War)
Search Terms 58th Battalion
Function Originally European currency, these notes were brought back to Canada as war souvenirs by a Canadian soldier, Whitford A. Harris, of Owen Sound, Ontario, who had served with the 58th Battalion in Europe.