Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 400
Bronze medal issued in honor of the Second Zionist Congress in Basle, Switzerland. Paris, 1898. 61 mm. diameter. The obverse of the medal features a Hebrew verse from Ezekiel, 37. The reverse depicts an allegorical family sitting in the field and a woman pointing to the rising sun. The Second Zionist Congress answered Herzl's call to expand the Zionist activities in the Jewish communities and greatly influenced the development of the Zionist movement. Very fine condition.
Category
Jewish Coins & Medals