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Germany > Hamburg: Jewish calendar medal ("kalender-medaille") for 1804/ 5565; struck in silver; by Abraham Abrahamson (unmarked); size: 42.5mm; weight: 20.45g. Obv.: annual dat
Item code: 0130337

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Sales price $1,000.00
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Germany > Hamburg: Jewish calendar medal ("kalender-medaille") for 1804/ 5565; struck in silver; by Abraham Abrahamson (unmarked); size: 42.5mm; weight: 20.45g. Obv.: annual dates for Sundays of each month; Jewish year '5565' & holiday dates below. Rev.: table w/ operating times of Hamburg castle gates. Medal was commissioned by Hamburg coin dealer, Jobst Schramm. The inclusion of Jewish dates and holidays highlights the importance of the local Jewish merchant community of the time. In VF+/EF; Feille-3776; Gaed. #2006, vol. 3; JM-78/143. An identical piece sold at auction (2013) for €1500.