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#127 HAMBURG, 1775, Silver medal by W. (Franz Xaver Wirth?) for Johann Klefeker (1698-1775) Memorial. Gorgeous medal in gorgeous, even, original patina in very high grade. Commemorate life of very important person in German history and culture. Rx legend: IN MEMORIAM DUPLICIS IUBILAEI MUNERIS SIND D VI IULII GAMICI CUMUXORE EX GENTE POPPEANA D III DECEMBR HOC ANNO CELEBRANDI MONUMENTU, MDCCLXXV, Gaed 1945, 47 mm in diameter, Wght: 33.7g, Very Rare! AU
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#128 1916, Blackened Iron medal by Hermann Hosaeus “Gold for Iron”., 41 mm in diameter. From 1916 this medal was awarded for the supply of jewelry or an exchange of gold for paper money. Though donation of gold was voluntary, considerable social pressure was applied. Those who wore the medal proved to be patriots, others lost their reputation. Obverse legend: “In Iron Times”, reverse legend: “Gold I gave for War, Iron I take for Honor”, VF-XF
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#129 1927, Meissen porcelain medal for 1000 years of city of Nordhausen., 43 mm in diameter, brown, UNC
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