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Argentina: Santa Isabel Jewish Colony silver jubilee commemoration brass token, 1933; not maker-marked; size: 34.5mm; weight: 13.3g. Obv.: 7-line leg. "Silver Anniversary of the Vi
Item code: 0130624

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Argentina: Santa Isabel Jewish Colony silver jubilee commemoration brass token, 1933; not maker-marked; size: 34.5mm; weight: 13.3g. Obv.: 7-line leg. "Silver Anniversary of the Village and Colony of Santa Ysabel FCP/Central Pacific Railroad(?) 9 February 1933". Rev.: triangle w/ industry, agriculture & learning devices; leg."Peace, Culture, Progress". Founded 1908 by Jewish Colonization Association (supported Jewish emigration from Russia/ E. Europe to agricultural colonies esp. in N & S. America) & settled by Orthodox Jews; by 1913, over 131 families + 4 Synagogues; RR connection 1915; declined mid-20th C. In VF, rare.