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Ukraine: Shepetivka/ Shepetovka 1 Karbovanets Jewish bronze token, c.1900; size: 2.7cm; weight: 7.85g. Obv.: "1 Karb[ovanets]"; Ukr. leg. "Jewish Community Council of Shepetivka" (
Item code: 0133186

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Ukraine: Shepetivka/ Shepetovka 1 Karbovanets Jewish bronze token, c.1900; size: 2.7cm; weight: 7.85g. Obv.: "1 Karb[ovanets]"; Ukr. leg. "Jewish Community Council of Shepetivka" ("ЕВРЕЙЬ ГРОМАД РАДА ШЕПЕТІВЬБКА"). Rev.: cluster of grapes; Heb. leg. "Ha Tzibur Ha Ivri Shel ha Iriya" ("The Hebrew Populace of the City Hall"; 'Iriya' may be mistake for 'Ayara' - 'small town'; many sp. mistakes). A Hassidic center in 18-19th Cent.; Jew. pop. almost 50% of total by 1900: 7 Synagogues, active Jewish commercial activity & Zionist activity. Modern cursive Hebrew suggests token dates to 1900-1921 (Soviet rule). In EF-AU.