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eMedals-Austria, Empire. Two Awards for Horse Breeding

Item: EU16786

Austria, Empire. Two Awards for Horse Breeding

Sale Date: April 22, 2019 Hammer Price

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Austria, Empire. Two Awards for Horse Breeding

State Prize for Horse Breeding Medal 1908 (in bronze gilt, obverse illustrating the left-facing bust of Emperor Franz Joseph I, framed by a wreath of laurel leaves, reverse illustrating two horses, a female horse with a foal, framed by a wreath of laurel leaves and surmounted by the Austrian coat-of-arms, measuring 41.7 mm (w) x 53.3 mm (h) inclusive of its laterally-pierced suspension, original ribbon); and Award Medal for Good Breeding and Care of Horses, II Class Silver Grade (in silver, obverse illustrating the left-facing bust of Emperor Franz Joseph I, surrounded by the inscription "FRANC IOS I D G AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR", reverse inscribed "FÜR GUTE ZUCHT UND PFLEGE DER PFERDE", measuring 33.7 mm in diameter, contact marks). Near extremely fine and very fine, respectively.
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