Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 200
Bronze medal in memory of the Chief Rabbi of Vienna, Dr. Adolf Jellinek. Issued by the Jewish community. Vienna, 1893. 55 mm. diameter. Bust of Jellinek on one side with his date of birth and death, and a Hebrew verse on the other. Rabbi Dr. Adolf Jellinek was a prominent historian and bibliographer who studied kabala and battled the reformers and anti-Semitism. Though he was appointed Chief Rabbi of Vienna by the government, he refused to use the title. Minimal signs of corrosion. VF.
Jewish Coins & Medals