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450th Anniversary of the Brotherhood of Saint Sebastian

German (Cologne)
1913


Object Place: Cologne, Germany

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 40 mm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.250

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal for the celebration of the 450th anniversary of the Brotherhood of Saint Sebastian with hanging loop attached at top.

Obverse: Saint Sebastian at the tree.

Reverse: Walled castle; inscribed at edge “450 JÄHR JUBILÄUMSSCHIESSEN DER ST.SEBASTIANUS SCHÜTZEN BRUDERSCHAFT”, above “1463-1913”, and below “zu CÖLN-DEUTZ”.

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "450 JÄHR JUBILÄUMSSCHIESSEN DER ST.SEBASTIANUS SCHÜTZEN BRUDERSCHAFT", above "1463-1913", and below "zu CÖLN-DEUTZ".

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