Coins blessed by a Hasidic rebbe (spritual leader) that then carry an amuletic power; some of these coins were later turned into Judaica objects.
Goldman-Ida, Batsheva. “Hasidic Talismans.” Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah, Leiden: Brill, 2018, pp. 306-44.
Goldman-Ida, Batsheva. “From Talisman to Judaica: The Magical and Mystical Sides of the Shmire (Blessed Coin).” Windows on Jewish Worlds: Essays in Honor of William Gross, Collector of Judaica, ed. Shalom Sabar et al., Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2019, pp. 301-20.
Golnitzki, Heschel. “Yikrat Kos shel Bracha ve’Marbea ha’Segula [The Significance of the Cup of Blessing and the Coin Talisman].” Sefer Ze’evi, ed. Yitzhak Zigelman, Haifa: Hamo’adon le’Safrut ve’Folklor Beiteinu, 1966, pp. 119-26.
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