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Germany > Sachsen-Thuringen: 'Corn Jew' medal w/ grain peddler, vertical sifter & "C.G.R.U.", 1772; by Johann Christian Reich; pewter(?), thin planchet; size: 39mm; weight:
Item code: 0130296

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Germany > Sachsen-Thuringen: 'Corn Jew' medal w/ grain peddler, vertical sifter & "C.G.R.U.", 1772; by Johann Christian Reich; pewter(?), thin planchet; size: 39mm; weight: 10.05g. Obv.: fat Jewish grain peddler (facing right) w/ Devil cutting hole in sack, landscape background; legend above: "DV KORN IUDE." + 3 lines below: "THEURE ZEIT 1624 : 1772 C.G.R.U.". Rev.: upright grain sifter on landscape + Proverbs 11:26 quotation; letter "J" + initials beneath: "C.G.R.U.". Beeded edge. Die seam visible along rim where both side's dies compressed the metal. In EF-AU, w/ luster; Kirsch-22; JM-118-119; Brett-1904; P.u.R-128.