100300 | GERMANY. Bronze Medal.
100300 | GERMANY. Bronze Medal. Dated 1855. Commemorating the Musikfest in Munich (22mm, 2.87 g, 12h). MÜNCHEN, veduta of the city; wreath in exergue / MUSIKFEST IM GLASPALASTE ZU MÜNCHEN / ABGEHALTEN D 4 U 5 OCTBR 1855, façade of the Glaspalast. Edge: Plain.
Choice About Uncirculated. Rich red-brown surfaces, a few scattered spots.
Modeled after the Crystal Palace in London, the Glaspalast was a glass and iron construction located in the Old Botanical Garden in Munich, and opened in the summer of 1854. The music festival which is commemorated on this piece took place a little over a year after the exhibition hall's opening.
From the Kyle Ponterio Collection of Music Medals.
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