Yahrzeit of Theodor Herzl. Upon witnessing the Dreyfus trial in France, Herzl committed his life to pursuing the cause of Zionism. Authored two books, "The Jewish State," and "Old New Land." Was president of the World Zionist Organization.
Israel. Theodor Herzl, Privately issued gold medal, 1960. BU Each medal 8.0 grams. total weight 32.0 grams. 900 fine. 26 mm. Theodor Herzl bust left. : Menorah and the date of Israel's independence - May 14, 1948. Lot of 4 Medals. Estimated Value $950 - 1,050. #Coins #Gold #MADonC
Tzivi says: "[Director Richard] Trank opens his film by recounting the infamous trial of French Captain Alfred Dreyfus in Herzl attended the trial as Paris correspondent for the Austrian newspaper Neue Freie Presse.
Israel. Theodor Herzl, Privately Issued Gold Medal, 1960. BU 16 grams. 900 fine. 36 mm. Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the "Father of Zionism,: Theodor Herzl. The reverse contains the emblems of the Twelve Tribes. Estimated Value $475 - 525. #Coins #Gold #MADonC