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Germany > Westfalia: silver medal Emancipation of the Jews of Westfalia by Jerome Bonaparte, 1808; by Abraham Abramson; size: 42.5mm; weight: 25.8g. Obv.: 'Judaism' freed from c
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Germany > Westfalia: silver medal Emancipation of the Jews of Westfalia by Jerome Bonaparte, 1808; by Abraham Abramson; size: 42.5mm; weight: 25.8g. Obv.: 'Judaism' freed from chains, gratefully kneeling before altar; Latin leg.: "G-d and the Fatherly King" + Heb. word for G-d above left of legend. Rev.: two angels in embrace (Christianity & Judaism); Latin leg.: "United in the Kingdom of Westphalia"; in exergue: Decreed 27 Jan. 1808. Commissioned by President of Jewish community, Israel Jacobson. Law repealed after Napoleon's fall. Uneven planchet, light rubbing marks; round imperfection on obv.; JM-41/127, GJPM-17; Forrer v1 p18.