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Germany > Silesia: 'Hanging Corn Jew' (Hängender Kornjude) medal, 1694-1695, rare variant struck in lead, by Christian Wermuth; size: 34mm; weight: 22.35g. Obv.: Jew hanging fro
Item code: 0130532

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Germany > Silesia: 'Hanging Corn Jew' (Hängender Kornjude) medal, 1694-1695, rare variant struck in lead, by Christian Wermuth; size: 34mm; weight: 22.35g. Obv.: Jew hanging from a tree w/ Devil on his head, peasant's house w/ nest on roof; leg. "LUC 12" in doorway + "Du Korn Iude•" ['You Corn Jew'' above; in exergue 2-line leg.: "Wolfeilezeit 1695•" ['Cheap Times']. Rev.: walking Jew facing right w/ Devil on his grain sack; legend above: "Du Korn Iude." + "Theure Zeit.1694." ['Expensive Times'] below. Brettauer-1902, JM-111 & P.u.R. 79. Poor detail may be due to weak die strike.