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 46:

David and Jonathan Medal. Silver. Germany, 16th Century

Sold for: $300
Start price:
$ 150
Auction house commission: 20%
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25/02/2015 at Winner'S
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Silver medal, David and Jonathan. By a German artist, 16th century. 57 mm. diameter, 53 grams. One side features a nice relief of David and Jonathan in military garb, shaking hands and the text "WAS IC UND DU MITEINANDER GEREDT HABEN" – German translation of Samuel 20;32. The reverse features an impressive relief of a tree, with David shooting arrows and Jonathan sitting by. With German text, "Don't forget your friend". Signed by artist I.R. A few scratches and light rubbings. VF+.