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CNG 91, Lot: 1654. Estimate $150.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GERMANY, Weimarer Republik. 1918-1933. Æ Medal (58mm, 71.42 g, 12h). The Golden Book of München. By K. Goetz. Dually-dated 8 September 1891 and 8 November 1918. GEHURCHET MEINEM WORTE SO WILL ICH EU-ER GOTT SEIN/UND IHR SOLLT MEIN VOLK SEIN (remember my words and I will be your God and you will be my people...), Kaiser Wilhelm standing right, wearing jester’s cap and attire, reading from the Golden Book of München, inscribed SVMMA/LEX/REGIS/VOLVN/TAS (the highest law is the will of the king) in five lines; the Münchner Kindl to lower right / ABER SIE WOLLTEN NIC-HT HŒ-REN NOCH IHRE OHREN ZUNEIGEN/SONDERN WANDEL-TEN NACH EIGENEM RATE (...but they would not listen and did as they pleased), Ebert I seated facing on throne, being crowned with a Jacobite cap by two Socialists wearing balloon caps; EBERT I in exergue. Kienast 234. EF.

Duplicates from the Kisch Medal Collection sold on behalf of the American Numismatic Society.