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STADT BERLEBURG SERIES NOTES 1921

On this page you will find a set of small denomination German Series Notes (Serienscheine) printed and distributed by the town of Berleburg in 1921. These notes show the the same date but with three different magistrate signatures.

Stadt Berleburg 1 Mark: The Obverse depicts two rutting elks. The text reads: Gutschein der stadt Berleburg (coupons of the city of Berleburg) Aus den jagdgrunden Berleburgs (From the Berleburg hunting ground) Deutsch handels - Druckerei Barmen (German trade - Barmen Printing) / The reverse shows the town of Berleburg. The text reads: Kolonie Lause bei Berleburg - ungültig wenn nicht 3 monate nach ortsüblicher aufforderung bei den stadtischen kassen eingelost berleburg, 12.3.1921 - Signed - der magistrat Friedrich Schneider (Colony the Lause Berleburg - Void if not cashed in 3 months in the town of Berleburg 12.03.1921 - Signed - the magistrate Friedrich Schneider)

Stadt Berleburg 1 Mark: The Obverse depicts the town of Berleburg in 1650. The text reads: gutschein der stadt Berleburg (coupons of the city of Berleburg) alt Berleburg 1650 (old Berleburg 1650) / The reverse shows the town coat of arms. The text reads: ungültig wenn nicht 3 monate nach ortsüblicher aufforderung bei den stadtischen kassen eingelost berleburg, 12.3.1921 - Signed - der magistrat Friedrich Schneider (Void if not cashed in 3 months in the town of Berleburg 12.03.1921 - Signed - the magistrate ?) - Deutsch handels - Druckerei Barmen (German trade - Barmen Printing)

Stadt Berleburg 50 pfennig: The Obverse depicts a soldier of the palace guard flanked by the skulls of stags. The text reads: der Schloss soldat zu berleburg (The castle soldier at Berleburg) alt Berleburg 1650 (old Berleburg 1650) / The reverse shows Schloss (castle) Wittgenstein. The text reads: Gutschein der stadt Berleburg (coupons of the city of Berleburg) - ungültig wenn nicht 3 monate nach ortsüblicher aufforderung bei den stadtischen kassen eingelost berleburg, 12.3.1921 - Signed - der magistrat Friedrich Schneider (Void if not cashed in 3 months in the town of Berleburg 12.03.1921 - Signed - the magistrate ?) - Deutsch handels - Druckerei Barmen (German trade - Barmen Printing)


Berleburg is a large town in the district of Siegen-Wittgenstein, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The village of Berleburg is mentioned for the first time in 1258 in documents from the Grafschaft monastery under the name Berneborg. Initially under the rule of the Wittgenstein counts and various incarnations of this name. The Counts ruled from Wittgenstein Castle (which now serves as a school) until it came under the rule of the Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt in 1806 then ceded to Westphalia in Prussia in 1816.