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Austria, Imperial. A Lot of Medals, Decorations, and Awards

Sale Date: March 25, 2019 Hammer Price

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Austria, Imperial. A Lot of Medals, Decorations, and Awards

(Österreichisches Abzeichen). A group of Imperial Austrian badges and medals, including an 1873 War Service Medal, constructed of bronze, on loop for suspension from its period original tri-fold ribbon, the obverse with a rightward-facing profile of Franz Joseph I circumscribed by name and title, the reverse with a date fo “2. DECEMBER 1873” inside of a laurel and oak wreath, unmarked, measuring 36.15 mm in diameter, in better than very fine condition.

A Franz Joseph I 50th Jubilee Medal, constructed of bronze, on loop for suspension from its period original tri-fold ribbon, the obverse with a rightward-facing profile of Franz Joseph I circumscribed by name and title, the reverse with an inscription of “SIGNUM MEMORIAE” (“SIGN OF REMEMBRANCE”) within a laurel and oak wreath topped by dates “1848-1898” in Roman numerals, the ribbon maker marked “W. SCHWAAB, WIEN”, measuring 34.35 mm in diameter, weighing 25.1 grams (inclusive of ribbon), in near extremely fine condition.

A Franz Joseph I 60th Jubilee Medal, constructed of gilded bronze, on loop for suspension from its period original tri-fold ribbon, consisting of a Cross Pattée, the obverse with a rightward-facing profile of Franz Joseph I, the reverse with dates of “1848-1908”, with laurel branches through the quadrants, unmarked, measuring 36.22 mm (w) x 41.36 mm (h), weighing 28.3 grams (inclusive of ribbon), in better than very fine condition.

A Bravery Medal in Bronze, constructed of bronze, on loop for suspension from its period original tri-fold ribbon, the obverse with a rightward-facing profile of Charles I circumscribed by name and title, the reverse with an inscription of “FORTITUDINI” (“BRAVERY”) inside of a laurel wreath and above crossed standards, the obverse maker marked “KAUTSCH”, measuring 31.47 mm in diameter, weighing 17.7 grams, in near extremely fine condition.

A Wound Medal, constructed of zink, on loop for suspension from its period original ribbon, the obverse with a rightward facing profile of Charles I topped by name, the reverse with an inscription of “LAESO MILITI” (“WOUNDED SOLDIER”) with a date of “1918” in Roman numerals, unmarked, measuring 37.90 mm in diameter, weighing 24.9 grams (inclusive of ribbon), in near extremely fine condition.

An Honour Legion Cross, constructed of gilded bronze, on loop for suspension from its period original tri-fold ribbon, consisting of a Cross Pattée, the obverse with a central inscription of “PRO PATRIA” (“FOR THE FATHERLAND”), the reverse with an inscription of “ÖSTERR. EHRENLEGION 1914-1918”, unmarked, measuring 41.07 mm (w) x 44.51 mm (h), weighing 17.2 grams (inclusive of ribbon), in near extremely fine condition.

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