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Touring Nuremberg by Streetcar - Token

By: James Terry Martin

Each token theme is summarized and placed in context. Other related art is depicted to enhance the presentation.

A wonderful series of Nürnberg – Fürth Strassenbahn (Streetcar) tokens were issued during the Weimar Republic, following the Great War. While they can be classified as transportation tokens they are commonly attributed as German notgeld (emergency money). Notgeld was used during the inflationary period brought on by reparations payments stipulated by the terms of the Treaty of Versailles after WWI.

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