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Germany: 'Josefs-Jeton'/'teuerungsjeton' w/12 line leg., brass 1772 (Brett-1932)
Item code: 0130289

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Sales price $125.00
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Germany: Joseph and His Brothers inflationary Jeton ("Josefs-Jeton" - "Joseph und Seine Bruder" teuerungsjeton), 1772; struck in brass; by Johann Christian Reich (Germany, Brandenburg): size: 29.25mm, weight: 6.25g.

Obverse: depicts Joseph (with right hand over sack of corn) and his brothers (kneeling before him) surmounted by German legend "LIEB DIE BRŰDER GOTT GIBTS WIEDER" (loosely translated as "The Brother Loves the G-d Who Gives Again"). Below Joseph's hand is "RE KOR" and between the colonades "GOTT SEGNE EUCH" ("G-d Bless You"); below the image on two lines is "DANTES. 1772".

Reverse: medallic alignment; 12 lines of text starting with "1771." and listing the cost of various food items; text ends with "Furth".

In VF but has a gash on the lower obverse; Brettauer-1932; P.u.R.-152; Kirschner-XIII.

מילות מפתח: מדליות אנטישמיות סטיריות יוסף ואחיו יודאיקה יודאיכה יוהאן רייך גרמניה