Germany, Cologne Synagogue, Copper Medal 1861

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Germany, Cologne Synagogue, Copper Medal (60mm/85.44gm) 1861 by Jacques Wiener. The exterior façade. Rev, the interior, with legend in Hebrew to either side (Reinecke 61). Good Extremely Fine, very rare,…
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Description

Germany, Cologne Synagogue, Copper Medal (60mm/85.44gm) 1861 by Jacques Wiener. The exterior façade. Rev, the interior, with legend in Hebrew to either side (Reinecke 61). Good Extremely Fine, very rare, a lovely chestnut brown colour.

The Synagogue was designed by the architect Ernst Friedrich Zwirner (1802-1861), who had worked since 1833 on the restoration of Cologne Cathedral, and it was to be his last work. It was destroyed during the Third Reich.

Specification

Date 1861
Medallion Group

Commemorative Medals

Medallion Category

Europe

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

60

References Reinecke 61
Weight 85.44 g

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