Friedrich III: Memorial
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Friedrich III (1831-1888), kaiser of Germany, commemorating his death (June 15, 1888), with hanging loop attached at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Friedrich looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “KAISER FRIED:R:III”.
Reverse: Beaded rim; inscribed within wreath “+/15 JUNI/1888”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "KAISER FRIED:R:III".
Reverse: Inscribed within wreath "+/15 JUNI/1888".
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