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Medal

German (Hamburg)
1823


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 45 mm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.57

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal commemorating a hospital.

Obverse: View of a ruined city; inscribed in exergue “KRANKENHOF 1813”.

Reverse: Woman seated at proper right, wearing a crown and leaning against a shield while holding a branch in her left hand to a view of a city at the proper left; inscribed in exergue “KRANKENHAUS 1823” and below “G.LOOS DIR. PFEUFFER FEC.”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed in exergue "KRANKENHOF 1813".

Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "KRANKENHAUS 1823" and below "G.LOOS DIR. PFEUFFER FEC.".

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer