30 Cent 1975 - Amsterdam - Portuguese Synagogue


30 Cent 1975 - Amsterdam - Portuguese Synagogue
Added by Bart Perdieus
General Description : The Portuguese Synagogue also known as the Esnoga (Ladino: אסנוגה), or Snoge, is a 17th-century Sephardic synagogue in Amsterdam. Esnoga is the Ladino word for synagogue. The Amsterdam Sephardic community was one of the largest and richest in Europe during the Dutch Golden Age, and their very large synagogue reflected this. The description in a speech in January 2012 by Israeli Prime-Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as "one the most beautiful synagogues I have ever seen" reflects a very common view, and the synagogue is a popular tourist attraction.
Material Gold
Face value 30 Cent
Catalog code (Michel) 1044
Catalog code NL-1065
Print run 7.500.000
Issue date 26/02/1975
Designer Paul Mijksenaar / Jan van Toorn
Paper type Fosforescent paper
Printed by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen
Perforation 12 3/4 x 14
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