Detmold, Set of 10 Notgeld issued in 1920

Set of ten 50 pfennig notes commemorating the Batte of Teutoburg Forest in silhouettes.
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Set of ten 50 pfennig Notgeld issued by Detmold, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in 1920. The front of the notes all show the coat of arms of the city. The back of the notes commemorates in silhouettes the so-called Battle of Teutoburg Forest where Germanic tribes led by Hermann defeated Roman legions. It is said to have taken place around 3 miles to the South-West of Detmold near Grotenburg Hill where stands the Hermann monument which commemorates the battle.


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