Bronze jeton 1841,
THE SAMEL COLLECTION OF JEWISH COINS AND MEDALS
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EUROPEAN MEDALS, GERMANY. HAMBURG
Rare. Very fine
Salomon Heine, 1767-1844, was a well-known Hamburg merchant, banker and patron. He supported not only citizens of Hamburg, but also his nephew, the famous poet Heinrich Heine, by money. He established the Jewish Hospital in Hamburg in remembrance of his wife Elisabeth (called Betty) who had died in 1837.