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New Jewish Hospital Hamburg silver Judaica medal by Hans Friedrich Alsing, 1841

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New Jewish Hospital Hamburg silver Judaica medal by Hans Friedrich Alsing, 1841
Germany: the New Jewish Hospital in Hamburg, 1841, by Hans Friedrich Alsing; silver (large size 45mm), 43.75g, in VF: with bust of Salomon Heine and legend "Menschenliebe ist die Krone aller Tugenden" (in English: "Human love is the crown of all virtues"); on obverse view of the home with German legend "Frau Betty Heine zum andenken erbaut von ihrem Gatten" (in English: [dedicated to] "Mrs. Betty Heine built in memory of her husband"). Salomon Heine (1766-1844) was a German banker and philanthropist, the uncle of Heinrich Heine, and the principal benefactor of the hospital who dedicated its construction to his deceased wife, Betty.


Product Tags: German Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Jewish Institutions and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Germany and from 19th Century,