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eMedals-Austria, Imperial. A Carinthia Cross, First Class, c.1919

Item: EG1193

Austria, Imperial. A Carinthia Cross, First Class, c.1919

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Austria, Imperial. A Carinthia Cross, First Class, c.1919

(Kärntner Kreuz 1. Klasse); constructed of silvered bronze; the obverse inscribed “Kärntner Freiheitskampf” (German - Carinthian fight for freedom), dated “1918-1919”; the reverse inscribed “Für Tapferkeit” (German - For Bravery); vertical pinback, with a barrel hinge, and a flat wire catch; measuring 39.37 mm (w) x 39.17 mm (h); weighing 24.9 grams; in overall near mint 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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