emergency currency, reutergeld, 50 pfennig, Germany.
Note is in good condition except for a couple of nicks along the sides where it has been mounted in an album.
Currency note from Rostock, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
The "Reutergeld" is a famous Notgeld series named after Fritz Reuter (1810 - 1874), a poet and writer attached to the Northern German province of Mecklenburg. Many of his works were written in the local North German dialect.