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70081
Germany Judaica Julius Theodor/Sophie Erbstein wedding anniversary token 1880
44770081
Germany > Dresden: Theodor & Sophie Erbstein golden wedding anniversary cast token, 1880; uneven planchet, silvered bronze(?); not maker-marked; size: 20.75mm; weight: 2.45g. Obverse: 8 line legend "The Happy Couple Theodor and Sophie Erbstein on [their] Golden Wedding Anniversary". Reverse: 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.


Product Tags: German Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Medals & Tokens of Jewish Customs and Rituals and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Germany and from 19th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates
SOLD $75.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70110
Austrian Joseph Wertheimer silver Judaica medal by Carl Radnitzky, 1867 BU
39070110
Austria: Joseph [von] Wertheimer commemoration medal in silver by Carl Radnitzky, 1867; 44.5mm, 34.85g; thickness: 2.75mm. Obverse legend: "Dem Scheidenden Vorstandpraeses" [The Outgoing Board President] + 2-line subtitle: "Die Beamten der Israel Cultusgemeinde in Wien 1867" [The Officials of the Israelite Religious Community of Vienna, 1867], surrounding Hebrew Proverbs quotation "A Faithful Man Shall Abound with Blessings" (dots over letters indicate word is laden with blessing); the word "Man" is misspelled. Reverse: left facing Wertheimer with name + "C. Radnitzky" below. Wertheimer (1800- 1887) was Austrian philanthropist & author; established Kindergarten system in Austria & helped Jews acquire trade skills/vocations; trustee & President of Vienna Jewish Community; received nobility from Emperor in recognition of his work; Forrer vol. V, p.15. A thinner bronze example sold at auction (2014) for €2500. The silver & bronze issues weigh the same in spite of identical size because of variations in their planchet thickness.


Product Tags: Austrian Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish Personalities and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Austria and from 19th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Minting/Production Error, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $599.00
3 bids
The auction closed on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 19:15
70116
French Judaica medal commemorating Alfred Dreyfus & Fernand Labori
40570116
France: Alfred Dreyfus/Fernand Labori medallion (ND); bronze(?); 22.5mm, 4.2g: busts of Dreyfus & Labori below their names; may date to period of Emile Zola's letter "J'accuse", which effectively reopened the trial (1898). In VF.


Product Tags: French Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish Personalities and Judaic Tokens & Medals from France and from Dreyfus Affair, 19th Century which are Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $49.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70122
German Moses Mendelssohn large relief bust Judaica medal by Robert Ball c. 1929
39870122
Germany: Moses Mendelssohn large relief bust uniface medal, bronze by J.O. (Robert Ball); 100.6mm, 134g: left-facing profile of Mendelssohn on obverse; reverse is incused, with loop for hanging the medal. The minter's name ("Verlag Rob Ball Nchf Berlin") - Robert Ball, Berlin - appears along the edge below the bust. Undated but probably produced for the bicentennial of Mendelssohn's birth, c.1929 (the firm of Robert Ball minted medals both in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries). In UNC.


Product Tags: German Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish Personalities and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Germany and from 20th Century, 1920s which are Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $300.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70127
Hungarian Dr. Armin Vambery 80th birthday Judaica plaquette, 1912 by Kormendi
40770127
Hungary: Dr. Armin Vambery 80th birthday uniface bronze plaquette, 1912; by Jenő [Eugene] Körmendi–Frim, minted by Ludvig E. of Budapest; size: 59.5x60 mm; weight: 128.7g. Left profile of Vambery with latin numerals for birthday. Commissioned by Hungarian scientific associations in 1911 for the occasion. Vambery (born Hermann/Ármin Bamberger/Wamberger) was a Jewish Turkologist and traveller, d. 1913; Kormendi was a baptized Jewish medallist. Ref: JMM-90; comes in original display.


Product Tags: Hungarian Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish Personalities and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Hungary and from 20th Century, 1910s which are Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $75.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70145
American Sidney Licht MD medical congress Judaica medal, 1968 by Paul Manship
35770145
US: Sidney Licht MD 'American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine' medal, 1968; by Medallic Art Co., designed by Paul Manship, 1886-1966; Forrer listed v8 p. 22-24; size: 76mm; weight: 235.75g. Obverse: left-facing Licht, his name & title below.reverse: artistic dedication to Licht around Staff of Asclepius. Licht (1907- 1979) was a Jewish physician credited with founding the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association, in 1968. Since 1979, the ACRM presents an annual "Elizabeth and Sidney Licht Award" to recognize excellence in scientific writing in rehabilitation medicine.


Product Tags: America,American Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish Personalities and Judaic Tokens & Medals from United States and from 20th Century, 1960s which are Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $50.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70161
American Judaic Prisoner of Conscience Refusnik medal commemorating Boris Penson
33870161
US: Prisoner of Conscience ("Refusnik") medal commemorating Boris Penson; 24.5g: obverse depicts Star of David enchained with lock bearing symbol of the Soviet Union and legend in English and Hebrew "Let My People Go"; obverse bears name of Boris Pension on raised "plaque" above legend "USSR Prisoner of Conscience" ('refusnik'). Issued by the American "Union Council for Soviet Jewry" (UCSJ) duried period of Communist anti-Zionism/religion; commemorates Penson, a Latvian 'refusnik' who in June 1970 attempted to hijack a domestic flight, to reach Sweden ("Operation Wedding"/"Dymshits-Kuznetsov hijacking affair"). The group was arrested & Penson sentenced to 10 years in a labor camp though finally released in 1979 and emigrated to Israel where he continues to work and teach in the field of art.


Product Tags: America,American, Israeli, Russian, Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish History & Events and Judaic Tokens & Medals from United States, Israel, Russia, and from 20th Century, 1970s, Cold War which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event,
SOLD $50.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70241
Tel Aviv founder Akiva Arieh Weiss Russian-Zionist 2nd National Conference medal 1902
34870241
Russia: medallion of the Second National Conference of Russian Zionists in Minsk, 1902, inscribed to “Akiva Arieh Weiss | Lodz Representative”; not maker-marked; size (tallion only): 23.75 x 37.5mm; weight: 9.1g. Weiss was a Russian-born jeweler and watchmaker, who emigrated to Palestine in 1906, there founding in time the textile industry, establishing planning and construction companies, a movie company and cinema, and founding the future Israel Diamond Exchange. As chairman of the "Ahuzat Bayit" building society in 1909, which on 11 April held the famous lottery between 66 families of a 12 acre plot on the dunes of Jaffa, Weiss is generally considered to be the founding father of the city of Tel Aviv. The conference commemorated by this medal is described in detail in a book about it by The Zionist Library press. A unique historical artifact.


Product Tags: Russian, Polish, Holylandish, Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Zionist Tokens & Medals and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Russia, Poland, Holyland, and from 1882-1903 1st Aliya, 20th Century, 1900s which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Unique/Discovery Piece, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $999.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70263
Israeli uniface medallion of President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, circa. pre-1963
32270263
Israel: uniface medallion of President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, probably before his death (1963) as no such mention after his name; 42mm, 37.25g.


Product Tags: Israeli Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Medals related to Israel and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Israel and from 20th Century, 1960s which are Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $22.00
3 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
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