100841 | GERMANY. Propaganda zinc Medal.

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    100841 | GERMANY. Propaganda zinc Medal. Issued 1918. World War I series (34mm, 13.96 g, 12h). By B. H. Mayer's in Pforzheim.

     

    WO EIN WILLE, DA IST AUCH EIN WEG! (where there's a will, there's a way), allegorical representations of agriculture and industry playing their part in the war effort / ZUR / ERINNERUNG / AN DEN / WELTKRIEG / 1914/18 in five lines; all within wreath, with crossed sword and torch at ties. Edge: Plain.

     

    Cf. Zetzmann 5027b (for obverse type; metal unlisted; issued 1916). Mint State. Slate gray surfaces, with some scattered marks and roughness typical of the metal. Very rare.

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