Object Place: Oldenburg, Germany
Medal: 35 x 29 mm (1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.) Ribbon: 56 x 73 mm (2 3/16 x 2 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; black metal attached to ribbon
Not On View
Oval shaped medal of Friedrich August (born 1852), grossherzog von Oldenburg attached to red and blue ribbon with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number 29.253.
Obverse: Profile bust of Friedrich August Grossherzog looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “FRIEDRICH AUGUST GROSSHERZOG VON OLDENBURG”.
Reverse: Inscribed at center “FUR/TREUE DIENSTE/IM/WELTKRIEGE”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRIEDRICH AUGUST GROSSHERZOG VON OLDENBURG".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "FUR/TREUE DIENSTE/IM/WELTKRIEGE".
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