Rishon Le-Zion Colony Medallion


depicts a "Magen David" and two gates: the right portrays a Jew sowing his field and on the left are Jews near the Western Wall. Around the medal is the inscription, "If I forget you Jerusalem my right hand shall be forgotten. Who shall bring forth from Zion / Israel's salvation"

  • Rishon Le-Zion Colony Medallion
  • Rishon Le-Zion Colony Medallion

Identifer: CJF-RFC2015211


Copper medal, minted on the occasion of the establishment of Rishon LeZion, 1882
This medal was also issued in silver (23mm)

See the Shekel Vol. V, #4, p. 18.
A similar medal was offered in Rosenblum’s Rare Coins Nov. 2004 Mailbid sale.  Lot 790.


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