Netherlands: Court Commission of the Dutch Jews / Medal for the Improvement of the Social Condition of the Jews, 1827, by Johann Peter Schouberg; bronze strike; size: 58.5mm; weight: 83.4g. Obv.: 'anchor of hope & Tablets of Moses' below rays of sun; leg. "According to his Majesty's decision of 17 October 1827. Number 184". Rev.: circular leg. "Awarded by the Main Committee to the Affairs of the Israelites". This was a prize medal awarded by the High Commission of Jewish Affairs for discourse presented in Dutch. Ref: "De Curaçaosche Courant", 13/12/1828; Polak-21; Forrer v4 p.361 & v5 p.400-401; Jewish Encyclopedia.