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Germany: Hirsch Berend Oppenheimer bronze medal by (Carl Heinrich?) H. Lorenz F., 1868; 45mm, 40.15g: commemorating the Oppenheimer Housing Trust, founded in 1868 to provide subsid
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Germany: Hirsch Berend Oppenheimer bronze medal by (Carl Heinrich?) H. Lorenz F., 1868; 45mm, 40.15g: commemorating the Oppenheimer Housing Trust, founded in 1868 to provide subsidized flats for needy members of the German Jewish community. Only observant Orthodox Jews who lead a clean life were considered by the trust, and those in poverty through not fault of their own were given precedence. The trust's tenants were obliged to attend all religious services. In AU-UNC with lovely patina and luster; a few very light rim nicks and a few very light hairline scratches; Antoine-Feille (1908) #3827 & Forrer v.3 p471.