Pure Silver Medal 999 Waiting for Christ, Love of the World 1986 (UNC) in fancy packaging
Year of issue: 1986
Purity level: 999
Weight: 10 grams
Diameter: 26.0 mm
Final/Maximum Quantity: 4,031
Design: Moshe Castel
Waiting for Christ, love of the world
State medal, 5556 1986
"Waiting for the Messiah" which describes the Ari and his friends, in a movement of devotion and transcendence, in front of the ever-outstretched hand of the King Messiah. In a moment the hope will be fulfilled and he will come... This longing, the complete faith in the coming of the Messiah strengthened the people of Israel throughout the years of exile. We pray for your salvation all day long, " even if he delays, I will wait for him every day that comes" - these prayers were sung by Jews all over the world and protected them from despair and assimilation. The secret of redemption and happiness, the secret of cosmic and personal harmony, the secret of returning to the lost paradise - lie. with love.
The face of the medal: "Waiting for the Messiah" original lithograph in 15 colors, the work of the artist Moshe Kastel. Each lithograph is signed in print by the artist with the letter C. The word "Jerusalem" in Hebrew and ancient Hebrew script. The words "Awaiting the Messiah" and the artist's signature, in Hebrew and English.
The back of the medal: the figures of a man and a woman with their hands joined, the words "Love of the world" (Yeremiah 30-2) in Hebrew, English and ancient Hebrew script. The artist's signature in Hebrew and English.
Scope: the state symbol and the words "State of Israel" in Hebrew and English. The medals have the inscription "silver 999". In gold medals 38 mm g. 916.6 G. In gold medals 24 mm g. 750 g.
Numbering: All medals are numbered. Bronze - Mispro 4997, 47 were melted.
Design: Moshe Castel. Lithography and color separation - David Tamarin.
Mint: Krichmer and the government printer.