101463 | GERMANY. Jesus Christ/"The Word became Flesh" bronze Medal.

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    101463  |  GERMANY. Jesus Christ/"The Word became Flesh" bronze Medal. Issued circa 1850 (42mm, 39.26 g, 12h). By Loos & Voigt.

     

    Radiant facing bust of Christ within central rectangle; radiant symbols around: Eye of Providence, cross, dove, and star / DAS WORT / WARD FLEISCH / UND / WOHNETE UNTER UNS / UND / WIR SAHEN / SEINE / HERRLICHKEIT / EV IOH CAP 1 V 14 (John 1:14) in nine lines. Edge: Plain.

     

    GPH –. Choice Mint State. Warm brown surfaces, with a good deal of shimmering brilliance and luster.

     

    The reverse of this type references John 1:14, which reads as "So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness."

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