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Germany > Dresden: Theodor & Sophie Erbstein golden wedding anniversary cast token, 1880; uneven planchet, silvered bronze(?); not maker-marked; size: 20.75mm; weight: 2.45g
Item code: 0130529

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Germany > Dresden: Theodor & Sophie Erbstein golden wedding anniversary cast token, 1880; uneven planchet, silvered bronze(?); not maker-marked; size: 20.75mm; weight: 2.45g. Obv.: 8 line leg. "The Happy Couple Theodor and Sophie Erbstein on [their] Golden Wedding Anniversary". Rev.: couples' 1st initial T + S within wreath; Star of David above emitting rays. Julius Theodor Erbstein (1803- 1882), was a lawyer, chief State archivist & numismatist, son Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Erbstein; he & J. H. Sophie (b. Muller) both born 1803; sons Julius & Albert Erbstein both well-known numismatists & Dresden museum directors.