100855 | GERMANY & OTTOMAN EMPIRE. Satirical cast bronze Medal.
100855 | GERMANY, FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN & OTTOMAN EMPIRE. "The Sleepwalkers on the Gallipoli Peninsula" cast bronze Medal. Issued 1915. World War I series (55mm, 67.11 g, 12h). By K. Goetz in München. DIE / MONDSÜCH / TIGEN • AUF / GALLIPOLI (the sleepwalkers on the Gallipoli), British soldier advancing right and holding ship, and French soldier kneeling right and taking aim with rifle; Ottoman crescent to right / The same two men, now lifeless and reduced to skeletons, lying upon an empty battlefield; Ottoman star and crescent above. Edge: K•GOETZ.
Kienast 169; Böttcher Coll. 5470. Choice Mint State. Pleasing brown surfaces, with lighter highlights and a few hints of green.
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