lot # 329 - means of payment Judaica Medals
Jesus medal in silver metal, c. 16th C.; not maker-marked; size: 39mm; weight: 14.61g; thickness: 3mm. obverse: left facing Christ, with Hebrew initial "Alef" (for 'Adoneinu' - 'Our Lord') & "Yeshu" ('Jesus') on either side. reverse 5-line Hebrew legend (with incorrect letters) based on Hill p.50 ex. 2a (but "Adam" twice) : משיח | מלך בא בש | לום ואדמ א | דם עשוי | חי. Portrait of Christ said to be of Venetian School; medal issued in 16th Century to Jewish converts to Christianity. A similar medal (38mm in bronze) to this one was sold at auction (2009) for $1300.
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