• 20 Haleru 1940-1944, KM# 2, Bohemia and Moravia
  • 20 Haleru 1940-1944, KM# 2, Bohemia and Moravia
Description

The Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia was the majority ethnic-Czech protectorate of Nazi Germany established following the German occupation of Czechoslovakia by annexing Sudetenland territory of Czech Lands as a Reichsgau. The Protectorate was an autonomous Nazi-administered territory which the German government considered part of the Greater German Reich. The state's existence came to an end with the surrender of Germany to the Allies in 1945.

Coins were minted in Lysá nad Labem in metal furniture factory.

Obverse

In a center there is element of coat of arms of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia: crowned Bohemian lion to the left. Semicircular inscriptions in German (above) and in Czech.

Translation: Bohemia and Moravia

Engraver: Jaroslav Eder

Böhmen und Mähren
1941
ČECHY A MORAVA

Reverse

Wheat ears with sickle.

Engraver: Otakar Španiel

20

Edge
Characteristics
Material Zinc
Weight 2.63 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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