A German POW token, circular, the obverse features the denomination "50" in centre encircled by the following legend "KRIEGS GEFANGENENLAGER SCHNEIDERMÜHL", the reverse simply features the denomination "50".
POW token currency for use in the Schneidemühl camp. Metal tokens supplemented paper issues that also circulated in the over eighty German prisoner-of-war camps during the First World War.
Index card note: Schneidemühl. Prison Camp Currency. 50 Pfennig.
Coin is located within coin cabinet 1 - 459A. The coin was previously allocated number 643.