|Object ID #||1972.022.010abcd|
|Object Name||Money, Paper|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Place of Origin||France/Germany|
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.
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.
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County/Owen Sound, Grey County|
Harris, Whitford A.
|Subjects||World War I (First World War/The Great War)|
|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.|