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1750 Frankfurt edict regulating Jewish money lenders

Publication | Accession Number: 2016.184.688

Rebound version of a 1750 proclamation regulating the movements and activities of Jewish money dealers who exchanged foreign currency in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The government was acting on reports of Jewish money changers clipping the gold and altering the weight and value of the currency, thereby creating inflation. This bound volume is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Title
Species Facti Ad Causam Ausschusses derer pro Clementissimo Absolutorio und Commissions-Kosten Gelder avanciren müssenden Franckfurthis. Wechsel-Juden Contra Beer Löw Isaac, Michael Joseph Speyer, und Süßkind Samuel Stern : Cum Adj. sub Lit. A. B. & C.
Date
approximately 1750  (publication)
Geography
publication : Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Language
German
Object Type
Books--German (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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