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Germany > Prussia: Jewish silver calendar medal, 1804/5565, by Daniel Friedrich Loos; size: 44mm; weight: 19.25g. Obv.: shining sun in center w/ dates "1804" & "5565"+ 3 rin
Item code: 0130598

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Sales price $1,200.00
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Germany > Prussia: Jewish silver calendar medal, 1804/5565, by Daniel Friedrich Loos; size: 44mm; weight: 19.25g. Obv.: shining sun in center w/ dates "1804" & "5565"+ 3 rings around w/ text & dates; title at top "Calender". Rev.: calendar w/ moon phase symbols, Jewsh holidays & Prussia's royal family (Friedrich Wilhelm III) birthdates below. Jewish calendar medals in Prussia are almost unknown and may have been issued in appreciation for the King's predecessor, Friedrich Wilhelm II, who instituted a series of reforms granting the Jews greater rights. In VF-EF w/ luster; slightly uneven planchet.