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New Jewish Hospital Hamburg/Salomon Heine small bronze Judaica medal by JD, 1841

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New Jewish Hospital Hamburg/Salomon Heine small bronze Judaica medal by JD, 1841
Germany: Jewish Hospital in Hamburg, 1841, by J.D.; bronze, Æ 23mm, 4.05g. With bust of Salomon Heine and view of the home. Heine was the uncle of Heinrich Heine, and the principal benefactor of the hospital who dedicated its construction to his deceased wife. He established the new hospital in response to the poor medical conditions of the city's own hospital, and the Jewish Hospital was open to all residents of all religions. In VF-EF but with signs of cleaning in places.


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