Franz Joseph I
Object Place: Europe, Austria
Diameter and weight: 31 mm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Franz Joseph I (1848-1916), emperor of Austria, with hanging loop and ring attached at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Franz Joseph looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “FRANZ JOSEPH I.V.G.G.KAISER V.OESTERREICH” and under bust “TAUTENRAYN”.
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath with two flags “DER/TAPFERKEIT”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRANZ JOSEPH I.V.G.G.KAISER V.OESTERREICH" and under bust "TAUTENRAYN".
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "DER/TAPFERKEIT".
By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929)
 Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.
Frederick Brown Fund