Auction 36 - Objects: Judaica, Israeliana, Numismatics and Medals

Two Medals – Inauguration of Vercelli Synagogue / Albert Cohn – Italy

Opening: $350
1. Medal commemorating the inauguration of a new synagogue in Vercelli (Italy), September 1878. Cast bronze.
Obverse: Relief of the synagogue's facade and an inscription: "I. Muggia. Vercelli". Reverse: inscription -"Inaugurazione del nuovo tempio israelitico in Vercell Settembre 1878" [inauguration of the new synagogue in Vercelli…]. Diameter: 46 mm.
2. Medal in honor of Albert (Avraham) Cohn, consultuat to James (Ya'akov) Meir Rothschild for charity matters, 1855. Cast bronze.
Obverse: relief of Tablets of the Law, Menorah and various vessels surrounded by an inscription in Hebrew. Reverse: dedication in Italian "for Alberto Cohn for charity actions for Jews" on behalf of Italian Jews. Diameter: 53 mm.
Coins and Medals