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eMedals-A Minister of Food and Agriculture Award Medal for the Raising of Pigs

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A Minister of Food and Agriculture Award Medal for the Raising of Pigs

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A Minister of Food and Agriculture Award Medal for the Raising of Pigs

A Minister of Food and Agriculture Award Medal for the Raising of Pigs - Coppered metal, magnetic, obverse illustrating a large left-facing pig, engraver marked "Scheürich" below the pig at the right, reverse inscribed "FÜR BESONDERE LEISTUNGEN IN DER SCHWEINEZUCHT" inside an open-ended wreath of stylized oak leaves, with an acorn at the junction, surrounded by the inscription "DER REICHSMINISTER FÜR ERNÄHRUNG U. LANDWIRTSCHAFT", 65 mm, oxidation spotting on the reverse, light contact, near extremely fine. In its hardshelled case of issue, left-facing spread-winged eagle grasping a wreathed swastika in its talons insignia on the lid, maker marked "Pruess. Staatsmünze Berlin C.2" on the bottom, recessed medal bed with pull tab, lightly soiled inside lid, wear evident on the exterior along the bottom edge below the hinge, case very fine.
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