Feb. 6, 1692

“Prohibition for Jews to engage in money-exchange” issued by the City Council of Basel [Present-day Switzerland]: “Jews are prohibited at the threat of confiscation to change and exchange/muddle up (‘verwechseln’) [money] here […] of which they are to be informed by the highest-servant (‘Obristen Knecht’) […]”
Rechtsquellen von Basel Stadt und Land. Erster Theil. (Legal Documents/Sources of Basel – City and land. Part one.); (Basel; 1856); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 6/25/2020