Francis Joseph I
Artist Rodolphe Marschall (Belgian, born in 1873)
Object Place: Europe, Austria
Diameter and weight: 60 mm (2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; dark metal
Not On View
Circular medal of Francis Joseph I (1830-1916), emperor of Austria and king of Hungary.
Obverse: Profile bust of Francis Joseph looking to proper left; inscribed at proper right “FRANZ JOSEPH I.” and at proper left “R. Marschall”.
Reverse: Inscribed at center “ICH HABE/ALLES GEPRUFT/UND ERWOGEN/—/1914”.
Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "FRANZ JOSEPH I." and at proper left "R. Marschall".
Reverse: Inscribed at center "ICH HABE/ALLES GEPRUFT/UND ERWOGEN/---/1914".
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