Object Place: Europe, Austria
Diameter and weight: 31 mm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Karl I (1887-1922), emperor of Austria and king of Bohemia and Hungary. Hanging loop and ring attached at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Karl looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “CAROLVS D.G.IMP.AVST.REX BOH.ETC.ET REX APOST.HVNG” and on bust “KAUTSCH”.
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath “FORTITVDINI”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CAROLVS D.G.IMP.AVST.REX BOH.ETC.ET REX APOST.HVNG" and on bust "KAUTSCH".
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "FORTITVDINI".
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