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eMedals-Austria, Empire. An Honour Decoration of the Red Cross, Silver Medal with W.D

Item: EG035A

Austria, Empire. An Honour Decoration of the Red Cross, Silver Medal with W.D



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Austria, Empire. An Honour Decoration of the Red Cross, Silver Medal with W.D

(Ehrenzeichen vom Roten Kreuz, Silberne Medaille mit Kriegsdekoration). An oval silver medal with a green enameled laurel and oak wreath along the edge of the medal; the obverse depicting two angels hovering on either side of a red and white enameled cross, inscribed “PATRIAE AC HUMANITATI” (Latin - Country and Humanity); the reverse dated “1864-1914”; on a double loop suspension from a period original ribbon; measuring 36.77 mm (w) x 49.51 mm (h); weighing 31.1 grams; in overall extremely fine condition. 

This offering is a part of the "Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection", a preeminent assemblage of world Orders, Medals, and Decorations composed solely by Dr.Goodwin between 1946-1967. Dr. Goodwin had a successful career as an educator and prominent physician in New York as well as actively serving in both World Wars with the United States Medical Corps. He acted as both President and Vice-President of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) and is responsible for organizing their first convention in 1960. He maintained further membership with the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society, and the American Numismatic Society. His knowledge and passion for history and awards is evident in this meticulously compiled collection that is now available in its entirety for the first time exclusively on

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