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Palestine: 2-piece uniface medallion set of 1st Maccabbi Games, 1932; white metal: 1) maker-marked 'J'(?); size (tallion only) 24.5 x 27.5mm; weight: 4.95g: 2 figures, modern athle
Item code: 0130957

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Sales price $1,500.00
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Palestine: 2-piece uniface medallion set of 1st Maccabbi Games, 1932; white metal: 1) maker-marked 'J'(?); size (tallion only) 24.5 x 27.5mm; weight: 4.95g: 2 figures, modern athlete w/Maccabi flag receiving Menorah from ancient Bar Kockba revolt (132 CE) Jew; Maccabiah emblem on altar; Heb. dates "3892 - 5692" (132 - 1932); 2) size: 24.75 x 28mm; weight: 5g: replica of Bar Kochba era (132-132 AD) silver tetradrachm ('Sela') coin (entrance of the second Temple + the Ark); rosette device replaced here by Star of David. 390 Palestinian athletes participated; as in Hebrew only, this set may have been awarded to them.