101083 | GERMANY. Reichspräsident Friedrich Ebert silver Medal.
101083 | GERMANY. Reichspräsident Friedrich Ebert silver Medal. Issued 1919. Commemorating the first president of the Weimar Republic (33mm, 14.47 g, 12h). By A. Hummel & L. C. Lauer in Nürnberg.
FR EBERT REICHSPRÄSIDENT, bust right / Nude helmsman crouching left at the stern of a shield inscribed DEUTSCHLAND and 1919. Edge: Plain.
Schulten 82. Choice Mint State. Lustrous and prooflike, with some light frosting to the devices.
A pivotal figure in the German Revolution at the end of World War I, Friedrich Ebert served as the first president of the newly created Weimar Republic from 1919 until his death in 1925. Ebert was then succeeded as Reichspräsident by celebrated World War I hero Paul von Hindenburg.
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