The silver gilded Torah shield is rectangular and terminates with a semi circular arch.A Torah ark is depicted in the centre,it has two doors decorated with a rhomboid pattern.The inner part depicts a Torah scroll surmounted by a Star of David.Two rampant lions,facing backwards and revealing their tongue flank the Torah ark. It is surmounted by a pair of hands topped by a crown. Two symmetrical pillars with square bases,vegetal capitals and twisting snakes are depicted at the sides. The lower part is decorated with a double headed eagle and flowers. The Torah shield is surrounded by an internal raised line with flat and blank edges.
M | Magen David
P | Priest (Cohen; See also: High Priest, Elazar the Priest) | Priestly Blessing
C | Crowns, the Four (listed according to Misnah, Avot, 4:13) | Crown of Priesthood
E | Eagle | Eagle, double-headed displayed
C | Columns
S | Serpent (Snake)
H | Heraldic composition | Supporters | Two lions
H | Heraldic composition
1. The hallmark depicts the cypher: '12'. It is a quality mark ussed in different places in Europe, by itself it is unidetified.
The hallmark depicts an oval form with diagonal lines and a horizontal line in the center. It is unidentified.