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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
91001666
CNG 91, Lot: 1666. Estimate $150.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GERMANY, Weimarer Republik. 1918-1933. Æ Medal (60mm, 76.58 g, 12h). Eupen and Malmedy. By K. Goetz. Dated 20 September 1920. BELGIEN’S RAUBZUG 1920 (Belgium’s robbery), the forepaw of the Belgian lion grabbing the tombstones of Eupen and Malmedy out from under a weeping willow tree / NACH DEM SIEG (after the victory), three-headed winged beast, containing the likenesses of David Lloyd George, Woodrow Wilson, and the French rooster, flying right, desecrating document inscribed SELBSTBE/STIMMUNGS/RECHT DER/VÖLKER (the people’s right to self determination) in four lines; to right, bottle inscribed FRIEDEN/ESSENZ (peace perfume). Kienast 283. Choice EF.


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