100214 | GERMANY. Johann Friedrich Blumenbach bronze Medal.

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    100214 | GERMANY. Johann Friedrich Blumenbach bronze Medal. Issued 1825. Commemorating the Jubilee of the Anthropologist's Doctorate (50mm, 64.53 g, 12h). By G. Loos and H. Gube.

     

    I FR BLUMENBACH NATO GOTHAE D 11 MAII 1752 DOCT CREATO GOTTINGAE D 19 SEPT 1775, bust left / NATURAE INTERPRETI OSSA LOQUI IUBENTI PHYSIOSOPHILI GERMANICI D 19 SEPT 1825, three human skulls, as classified by Blumenbach: Caucasian, Ethiopian, and Mongolian. Edge: Plain.

     

    Medicina in Nummis 398; Brettauer 125. About Uncirculated. Light brown surfaces, with some underlying iridescence. A few inconsequential marks near the rims. An interesting and haunting type.

     

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