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1/2 Dinars 1919, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes

in Krause book Number: 11
Years of issue: 01.02.1919 - 1920
Edition:
Signatures: Министар Финансиjа: Момчило А. Нинчић (in office 1918-1919)
Serie: 1919 Dinar Issue
Specimen of: 01.02.1919
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 82 х 51
Printer: National printing office, Paris

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1/2 Dinars 1919

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1/2 Dinars 1919

Pattern on background.

coat of armsOn banknote is centered shield from the coat of arms of the Kingdom Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia 1918 till 1921.

On the model of the Serbian coat of arms, under the St Vitus's Day Constitution of 1921, the coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia remained basically the same as that of the Stojan Protić government from December 1918 with only slight changes. The coat of arms consisted of a two-headed white eagle on a read shield, with crowns on each of its heads. The coat of arms of all three tribes remained on the shield on the eagle's chest, with slight changes. The Serbian coat of arms consisted of a white cross on a red shield with four firesteels in each corner of the cross; Croatian shield consisted of a 25-field red and silvery checkerboard; Slovenian coat of arms had three golden six-point stars above a white crescent on a blue shield.

Denominations in numerals are in top corners.

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1/2 Dinars 1919

Pattern.

Denomination in numeral is centered. Right of denomination, in patterned window, are 3 letters - SSH - Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia (which starts in Yugoslavian languages from H).

Comments:

Designer: Menci Klement Crnčić (1865-1930).