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Medals

Reference:5952 Sir Moses Montefiore, 100th Birthday, 1884

Bust of Moses Montefiore to right. Around in Hebrew [=Happy are who fear God and walk in his ways, 1884].

Twelve-line inscription in centre. Around, the places to which Moses Montefiore travelled: HOLY LAND, EGYPT, DAMASCUS, CONSTANTINOPLE, RUSSIA, POLAND, ROME, MOROCCO, ROUMANIA.

By A.D. Lowenstark.

Bronze. 41 mm.

Condition: Extremely Fine

Notes:

Sir Moses Montefiore (1784-1885), Jewish missionary, merchant and philanthropist.

Minor edge bumps to edge; a scarce medal in bronze and an attractive specimen, contained in its original case of issue.

References:

BHM 3166; Jewish Museum Catalogue 1169; Eimer 1707.