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eMedals-Austria, Imperial. An 1898 Silver Civil Court Jubilee Medal

Item: EG1183

Austria, Imperial. An 1898 Silver Civil Court Jubilee Medal

Sale Date: March 27, 2019 Hammer Price

$353

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Austria, Imperial. An 1898 Silver Civil Court Jubilee Medal

(Franz Josef Jubiläumsabzeichen). Constructed of silver, on loop for suspension from its period original ribbon with 50th Jubilee clasp and reverse attachment hook, the obverse consisting of a rightward-facing profile of Franz Joseph I in full regalia, the reverse with an inscription of “FRANCISCUS JOSEPHUS I, QUINQUAGENARII REGNI DIEM FESTIVUM CELEBRANS II DECEMBRIS MDCCCXCVIII” (“CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FRANZ JOSEPH’S REIGN, 2 DECEMBER 1898”), unmarked, measuring 31.13 mm (w) x 43.48 mm (h), weighing 22.4 grams (inclusive of ribbon), in near 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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