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Alfred Krupp and Friedrich Krupp

German
1912
Probably by Hermann Hahn (German, 1868–1945)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 38 mm (2 1/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.230

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Oval medal of Alfred Krupp (1812-1887) and Friedrich Krupp (1787-1826), with hanging loop attached at top. Stamped on edge “990”.

Obvere: Profile bust of Alfred Krupp looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “ALFRED KRVPP 26 APRIL 1812”.

Reverse: Standing male figure holding hammer in proper right hand and sword in left hand in front of an anvil; inscribed at proper right “1812 FRIED KRUPP 1912” and below “H.HAHN”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ALFRED KRVPP 26 APRIL 1812".

Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "1812 FRIED KRUPP 1912" and below "H.HAHN".

Markings

Stamped on edge "990".

Provenance

By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929)

NOTES:

[1] Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund