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Medal

German (Hamburg)
1870


Object Place: Hamburg, German

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 37 mm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.40

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal.

Obverse: Woman seated, wearing a crown, holding a flag in proper left hand, and leaning against a shield with an castle on it and an anchor before it; inscribed at edge “DEN DEUTSCHEN KRIEGERN VON BÜRGERN HAMBURGS” and in exergue “GIER.NATHAN”.

Reverse: Inscribed in wreath “ZUM/ANDENKEN/AN/WEIHNACHT/1870/IN HAMBURGS/LAZARETHEN”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "DEN DEUTSCHEN KRIEGERN VON BÜRGERN HAMBURGS" and in exergue "GIER.NATHAN".

Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "ZUM/ANDENKEN/AN/WEIHNACHT/1870/IN HAMBURGS/LAZARETHEN".

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer