Auction 087 Holy books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins
Wednesday, 25.2.15 , 3 Shatner Center 1st Floor Givat Shaul Jerusalem
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LOT 35:

Munich Synagogue Medal. Silver, Israel 1972

Start price:
$ 80
Auction house commission: 20%
VAT: On commission only
25/02/2015 at Winner'S

Silver medal honoring the Great Synagogue of Munich that was destroyed by the Nazis in 1938. Israel, 1972. 45 mm. diameter. 48 grams. The front of the coin features a relief of the synagogue with the name of the architect, Albrecht Schmidt, 1887. The reverse features a relief of the synagogue's destruction and the text 'firebrand saved from fire' and 'neus gemeindehaus (the new synagogue). Very fine condition.