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CNG 91, Lot: 1659. Estimate $200.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GERMANY, Weimarer Republik. 1918-1933. Æ Medal (58mm, 56.07 g, 12h). Woodrow’s Mousetrap. By K. Goetz. Dually-dated 14 October 1918 and 28 June 1919. WOODROW’S MAUSE FALLE (Woodrow’s mousetrap), elaborate trap; SYST : SCHUFTERLE (system scoundrel) in exergue / President Woodrow Wilson, wearing laurel wreath, reclining left in galley, the back of his seat inscribed WELT/IMPERIALISM/UNSER ZIEL (“world imperialism is our goal”) in three lines; Statue of Liberty upon the horizon; in three lines in exergue, IN SEELENRUH/GONDELT ER DER/HEIMAT ZU (“he is sailing home in much tranquility”). Kienast 227. EF.

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