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Austria, Empire. A Lot of Military Medals & Awards

Sale Date: November 11, 2019 Hammer Price

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Austria, Empire. A Lot of Military Medals & Awards

Austria-Hungary, Empire. A Bronze Medal for Bravery; (Tapferkeitsmedaille) Instituted 1789. A circular medal constructed of bronze, the obverse bears the inscription “DER TAPFERKEIT” (THE BRAVERY) with two crossed flag staffs underneath, encompassed by a laurel wreath tied with a ribbon at the bottom, the reverse bears the right facing bust portrait of Emperor Franz Joseph I circumscribed with “‘FRANZ JOSEPH I V. G. G. KAISER V. ÖSTERREICH” (FRANZ JOSEPH I, BY THE GRACE OF GOD EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA), measuring 31.09 mm (w) x 34.65 mm (h), with loop for suspension on a red and white triangular ribbon; Austria-Hungary, Empire. A Silver Medal for Bravery, I Class (Silberne Tapferkeitsmedaille I Klasse). A circular medal constructed of silver, the obverse bears the inscription “DER TAPFERKEIT” (THE BRAVERY) with two crossed flag staffs underneath, encompassed by a laurel wreath tied with a ribbon at the bottom, the reverse bears the right facing bust portrait of Emperor Franz Joseph I circumscribed with “‘FRANZ JOSEPH I V. G. G. KAISER V. ÖSTERREICH” (FRANZ JOSEPH I, BY THE GRACE OF GOD EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA), maker marked “LEISEK” on the reverse, measuring 40.19 mm (w) x44.54 mm (h), with loop for suspension on a red and white triangular ribbon; Austria, Republic. A Military Merit Medal with Swords (Militär-Verdienstmedaille) Instituted 12 March 1890. A circular medal constructed of gilded bronze,the obverse bears the right facing bust portrait of Emperor Charles I of Austria, circumscribed with “CAROLVS D.G. IMP. AVST. REX BOH. ETC. ET REX APOST. HVNG.” the reverse bears the inscription “SIGNVM LAVDIS” (SIGN OF PRAISE), encompassed by a wreath of half laurel and half oak leaves tied with a ribbon at the bottom, an ornate loop of two crowns superimposed on laurel leaves on the top, marked “KAUTSCH”, and the bottom is marked “BRONZE”, measuring 30.54 mm (w) x 45 mm (h), on a red and white triangular ribbon with a crossed sword clasp, all very fine.
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