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4220701

The Execution of Roger Casement

422, Lot: 701. Estimate $200.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GERMANY, Kaiserreich. temp. Wilhelm II. 1888-1918. Cast Æ Medal (57mm, 41.80 g, 12h). On the Execution of Roger Casement, 3 August 1916. By Karl Goetz. Dated 1916. ENGLANDS • TATE NDRANG, half-length nude figure of Roger Casement facing slightly left within barred cell inscribed ROGER/CASEMENT in two lines, bound by shackles at the upper arms (one shackle inscribed K · G); behind, Scottish soldier, holding rope around Casement’s neck, strangling him / EDVARD • III • TOTE • HAND LEGT • DEN STRANG • VMs IRENLAND, chair of torment containing volume inscribed ENGLISCH/GESETZ/VM/1351, cudgel and spider within web; below, skull with serpents proceeding from eye sockets of skull, additional implements, icluding a rat perched on one; 3 · AVG 1916 across field. Edge: . Kienast 180. EF.


Ex Meister & Sonntag 11 (26 May 2011), lot 1818.