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1000 Mark 1923. Fifth Issue, Germany

in Krause book Number: 85a
Years of issue: 01.01.1923
Signatures: Reichsbankdirektorium: Havenestein, v. Glasenapp, Budczies, Bernhard, Seiffert, Vocke, v. Grimm, Kauffmann, Schneider, Friedrich, Fuchs, P.Schneider
Serie: 1922 - 1923 Issue
Specimen of: 15.09.1922
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 160 x 85
Printer: Giesecke und Devrient GmbH, Leipzig

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1000 Mark 1923. Fifth Issue




A natural water mark repeated over the entire surface in the form of a four-pass (Vierpaßmuster) of approximately 8 mm. in diameter.

Source: Announcement of the Reichsbankdirektorium of 22 November 1922.


Vierpaßmuster (Four-pass pattern).


1000 Mark 1923. Fifth Issue


In lower left corner is text: "Wer Banknoten nachmacht oder verfälscht, oder nachgemachte oder verfälschte sich verschafft und in Verkehr bringt, wird mit Zuchthaus nicht unter zwei Jahren bestraft."

In English:

"Anyone who imitates or distorts banknotes, or imitates or falsifies and puts them on the market, shall be punished with prison not less than two years."

In the center, the text says that, from January 1, 1923, this banknote can be withdrawn from circulation as depreciated by exchange for other legal tender and, then, finally withdrawn.

Denominations in numerals are centered and on left side, in words - centered.


1000 Mark 1923. Fifth Issue

Rosette with pattern and denomination.