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eMedals-Austria, Republic. A Merit Medal, Silver Grade

Item: EG1201

Austria, Republic. A Merit Medal, Silver Grade

Sale Date: March 20, 2019 Hammer Price


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Austria, Republic. A Merit Medal, Silver Grade

(Silberne Verdienstmedaille). A round silvered bronze medal; the obverse depicting an Austrian national eagle; the reverse inscribed “FÜR VERDIENSTE UM DIE REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH” (German - For Merit for the Republic of Austria); on a double loop for suspension from its period original tri-fold ribbon; measuring 36.19 mm in diameter; weighing 18.6 grams; in 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

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