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eMedals-Austria, Empire. An International Jubilee Medal, Silver Grade, c.1898

Item: EG1178

Austria, Empire. An International Jubilee Medal, Silver Grade, c.1898

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Austria, Empire. An International Jubilee Medal, Silver Grade, c.1898

(Silberne internationale Jubiläums-Erinnerungsmedaille). A round silver medal; the obverse depicting the rightward facing bust of Kaiser Franz Joseph, circumscribed by his name and title; the reverse inscribed “IN MEMORIAM SEXAGESIMIANNI IMPERII FELIXITER PERACTI” within a laurel and oak wreath tied together at the base; on a loop for suspension from its period original trifold ribbon; measuring 38.08 mm in diameter; weighing 31.8 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 eMedals.com.

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