100385 | GERMANY. Giessen bronze Prize Medal.
100385 | GERMANY. Giessen bronze Prize Medal. Dated 1898. Presented at the International Dog Show, for 3rd place (45mm, 45.74 g, 12h).
JNTERNATIONALE HUNDE–AUSSTELLUNG / AM 18–19 JUNI 1898 ZU GIESSEN, heads and necks of Greyhound and St. Bernard right / VEREIN ZUR ZÜCHTUNG REINER HUNDERASSEN / GIESSEN, civic coat-of-arms surmounted by city gate; olive branch to left and right. Edge: Plain.
Cf. Westfälische Auktionsgesellschaft 39 (18 September 2006), lot 1549 (for a similar gilt bronze medal). Mint State. Warm brown surfaces, with some light rub on the high points; a few inconsequential marks. Rare and highly attractive.