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Germany: 'Josefs-Jeton' w/10 line legend; copper, 1772 (Brett-1933)
Item code: 0130325

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Germany: Joseph and His Brothers inflationary Jeton ("Josefs-Jeton" - "Joseph und Seine Bruder" teuerungsjeton), 1772; struck in copper; by Johann Christian Reich (Germany, Brandenburg): size: 29mm, weight: 6.8g.

Obverse: depicts Joseph (with right hand over sack of corn) and his brothers (kneeling before him) surmounted by German legend "LIEB DIE BRÜDER 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: medal alignment; thick planchet; 10-lined legend, starting with "1771.", listing various food product costs, and ending "FÜRTH.".

In VF-EF, with a tiny oxidation speck on obverse; weak edge details on reverse seem due to weak strike; Brettauer-1933.

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