Auction 087 Holy books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

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Wednesday, 25.2.15 , 3 Shatner Center 1st Floor Givat Shaul Jerusalem
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LOT 1:

Jewish Metal Tokens [2]. Australia, 1855; Ukraine, 19th Century

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25/02/2015 at Winner'S
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* Commercial token of Jewish merchant Reuben Josephs from Tasmania, Australia, 1855. 28 mm. diameter. Illustration of a house and yard on the obverse, with the text "New Town Toll Gate". The reverse depicts a woman holding a scale with the text "Van Diemen's Land" (nickname for Tasmania). New Town is a suburb of Tasmania. Fine condition.
* Copper token, apparently for a Jewish charity organization from Odessa, Ukraine, 19th century. 19 mm. diameter. One side features a nice relief of a swan within a dotted circle, the reverse features the number 3 surrounded by text in Ukrainian. [Charity campaign, Balta]. Balta is a city in the Odessa district, Ukraine. Rubbed edges. VF.

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