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The twentieth coin honors the Ashkenaz community. "Ashkenaz" was the Hebrew name for a large area of Jewish settlement in central and eastern Europe. (During the Middle Ages many of its regions belonged to the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, and in popular but incorrect usage Ashkenaz is widely identified with Germany proper. After the expulsion of the Sephardim, the Jews of Spain, the Jewish population in this part of Europe become the new center of the Diaspora. It is known as the Ashkenaz Lamp - 1985

Hannukah Lamp from Ashkenaz from the collection of the Israel Museum (circa 1574). The backplate of the lamp includes the embossed text of the Hanukka blessing. The words in Hebrew: Hanukkiya from Ashkenaz, 16th century.
The twenty first coin is from Algeria. Jewish communities in the Central Maghreb (known today as Algeria) date far back and, by the Middle Ages, were already prospering. However, the persecutions by the Almohades in the twelfth century left a great scar from which recovery began only in 1391. In the year Jews from Spain, led by eminent Sages, fleeting massacres and enforced conversions, came to join the diminished communities in Algeria. It is known as the Algerian Lamp - 1986.
Hanukka Lamp from Algeria from the collection of the Israel Museum (19th century), designed in the style of an ornate oriental building, adorned with an exquisite leaf pattern. The words in Hebrew: Hanukida from Algeria, 19th century.
The twenty second coin is from England. From the era of Sir Moses Moritefiore to that of Sir Isaac woltson in our nine, Anglo-Jewry has promoted the restoration and development of Eretz Yisrael. British Zionists led by Dr. Chaim Weizmann secured the Balfour Declaration of 1917, and they have since distinguished themselves in many spheres of Israeli life. Anglo-Jewry's historical experience illuminates the verse, "Let them give glory to the Lord and declare His praise in the isles" (Isaiah 42:12). (Dr. Gabriel A. Sivan) It is known as the English Lamp - 1987.
Silver Hanukkiya dating from 1709, from the Felix Nebarro Collection of the London Jewish Museum, showing the prophet Elijah being fed by the ravens. The word "Hannukiya from England - 18th century". Around this, a line representing the shape of the Hanukkiya.

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