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Germany: 'Josefs-Jeton' w/14 line pricelist in brass, 1772 (Brett-1936)
Item code: 0130290

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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" Rechenpfennig), 1772; struck in brass; by Johann Christian Reich (Germany, Brandenburg): size: 29.25mm, weight: 6.8g; ex. Robert Ball Munzenhandlung of Berlin auction, circa. mid-1920's.

Obverse: depicts Joseph (without corn-sack) and his brothers (kneeling before him) surmounted by German legend "DIE THEURUNG IM LAND. MACHT IOSEPH BEKANT." ("The Famine in the Land Makes Joseph"), and below on 3 lines: "IOH:CH:REICH.FEC" and "DANTES.FA: 1772.".

Reverse: rotated strike of 14 lines of text starting with "1771" and listing what various food items cost; text ends with year "1772". In F-VF; Brettauer-1936, but not listed with this metal (brass) in Brettauer or Kirschner 24-XII/XIII. Includes original Robert Ball Nachfolger paper holder with sale notation.

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