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Italy(?): religious/ Church medal in white metal/ silver(?), ND (mid 18th Century); not maker-marked; size: 39mm; weight: 21.15g. Obverse: images associated with Judaism; Latin leg
Item code: 0130772

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Italy(?): religious/ Church medal in white metal/ silver(?), ND (mid 18th Century); not maker-marked; size: 39mm; weight: 21.15g. Obverse: images associated with Judaism; Latin legend "HÆC CORPORIS UMBRA FUTURI" ('The Body Shadow'). Reverse: images of wine and literature; Latin legend above "PRÆSENTIS SYMBOLA CHRISTI" ('Feast of the Christ'). A known but unidentified medal (Sally Rosenberg 1932 #1308; "Numophylacii Ampachiani" cat. 1830 pt 2 #8987): per Rosenberg the artist is Martin Omeis; per Antoine-Feill (1908) it's "EF" (which Bernhard, "Medaillen und Plaketten" p.213, renders as Carl Enhörning).