100633 | GERMANY. Bremen silver Medal.

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    100633 | GERMANY. Bremen silver Medal. Issued 1917. Commemorating the need for the shipping industry (35mm, 14.15 g, 12h). By an uncertain designer.

     

    NAVIGARE NECESSE EST—VIVERE NON EST NECESSE ("seafaring is living, nothing else comes close") / 1 IVLI 1917, ornate key (civic coat-of-arms) over star-filled field / Façade of the Roselius-Haus; R" - Co / grad - dör across field. Edge: Beaded.

     

    Gem Mint State. Highly lustrous and reflective, with an attractive mélange of cobalt and crimson tone around the devices.

     

    Featured on the reverse of this medal, the Museum im Roselius-Haus (Ludwig Roselius Museum) is a historic edifice in Bremen's old town, having been completed in 1588. In 1902, Ludwig Roselius, a German coffee merchant, purchased the home, utilizing it as a museum for various artifacts and objets d'art from the middle ages to the Baroque period.

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