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Medal of honor

German (Oldenburg)
1914


Object Place: Oldenburg, Germany

Dimensions

Medal: 40 x 40 mm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.) Ribbon: 56 x 73 mm (2 3/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.253

Medium or Technique

Metal; black metal attached to ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Cross shaped medal of honor attached to red and blue ribbon with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number 29.254.

Obverse: Orb and crown over inscription; inscribed “FA/1914”.

Reverse: Plain.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed "FA/1914".

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