Friedrich Schiller 100th Anniversary Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4614
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "A. KERWIEN F." Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "A.K.F."
Description: 
White metal struck medal, issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805), a German dramatist and poet; with obverse showing clothed bust of Friedrich Schiller facing right with legend: "FRIEDRICH V. SCHILLER." Reverse contains inscription within laurel and oak wreath: "ZUR/100 JAHRIGEN/FEIER/VON/SCHILLERS/GEBURTSTAG/NEW-YORK/AM/10 NOVEMBER 1859."
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Creative: Tronvig Group