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English: "Eine Mark" of "Darlehnskasse Ost", reverse side. Scan of banknote (printed in 1918), in use from April until December 1918 in a part of Russia that was occupied by the Germans (and afterwards in Lithuania until October 1922).


4 April 1918


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