101546 | GERMANY. "Die Bombe" uniface cast bronze Medal.

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    101546 | GERMANY. "Die Bombe" uniface cast bronze Medal. Issued 1914. First WWI series (63mm, 70.44 g). By L. Gies.

     

    Medieval pikemen left, though falling backward to right from the shrapnel blast of a bomb exploding before them; DIE BOMBE on raised semicircular plane below / Blank. Edge: C.POELLATH SCROBENH.

     

    Frankenhuis 1353; The Art of Devastation –. Choice Mint State. Deep brown surfaces, essentially as cast. Highly provocative and extremely rare—one of roughly ten known examples, six of which are in museums.

     

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