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Eugen Ferdinand Pius Bernhard Felix Maria

Austro-Hungarian
1915


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 61 mm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.174

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt-bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Eugen Ferdinand Pius Bernhard Felix Maria (1863-1954), archduke of Austria, prince of Hungary and Bohemia.

Obverse: Profile bust of Erzherzog Eugen looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “GENERALOBERST·ERZHERZOG·EUGEN” and on bust “Hellene·Scholz”.

Reverse: Landscape with soldier at center; inscribed in exergue “·1915·”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "GENERALOBERST·ERZHERZOG·EUGEN" and on bust "Hellene·Scholz".

Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "·1915·".

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