Britain: Nathan Mayer Rothschild death memorial medal in bronze, 1836; by Joseph Moore (not marked); 61mm, 101.4g, 4.5mm thick. Obv.: 3-lined Latin legend based on Rothschild's initials, "Nummis Maximus Reperitur." ['the greatest is found in coins']; date of death in Roman numerals below, on 2 lines "OB JUL. XXVIII MDCCCXXXVI" [obiit - he died] July 28 1836. Rev.: right-facing Rothschild w/name above, "Pub. by Hyam Hyams" below. Designed by Moore (Forrer vol. IV p. 140) & commissioned by Hyams (Jewish London goldsmith, watch/clock maker, money changer) upon Rothschild's death. Rothschild (1777-1836) is credited as the financial genius of the Rothschild family: he founded the British branch of family's bank & financed Duke of Wellington's campaign against Napoleon; GJPM-88 & JMM-66-67.