Bronze jeton, undated (minted in the nineteen-twenties)
THE SAMEL COLLECTION OF JEWISH COINS AND MEDALS
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Nearly extremely fine
Originally the 'Home of the Sons and Daughters of Israel' was a charity organisation of Manhatten, which since its founding in 1909 collected money in order to built an aged people’s home. In 1914 the charity organisation succeeded in purchasing a building where it could establish such a home for aged Jewish people. In the nineteen-twenties the organisation appealed several times for donations by producing medals which were given to the donors. This medal may be one them. For the history of the 'Home of The Sons and Daughters of Israel' cf. Robert D. Leonard Jr.: Home of the Sons and Daughters of Israel: Its History and Contribution Tokens, in: The Shekel 38, Nr. 6, 2005, 14-23.