Francis Joseph I
Object Place: Europe, Austria
Diameter and weight: 31 mm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; probably gilt-bronze
Not On View
Circular medal of Francis Josehp I (1830-1916), emperor of Austria, with attached modeled crown and hanging loop and ring attached at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Francis Joseph looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “*FRANCISCVS·IOS·I·D·G·IMP·AVST·REX·BOH·ETC·ET·REX·APOST·HVNG·”.
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath “SIGNVM/LAUDIS”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "*FRANCISCVS·IOS·I·D·G·IMP·AVST·REX·BOH·ETC·ET·REX·APOST·HVNG·".
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "SIGNVM/LAUDIS".
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