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4220704
422, Lot: 704. Estimate $200.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GERMANY, Weimarer Republik. 1918-1933. Cast Æ Medal (90mm, 208.40 g, 12h). On the Presentation of the Treaty of Versailles by the Allies to Germany, 7 May 1919. By Karl Goetz. Dated 1919. DIE · STUNDE · DER · ABRECHNUNG IN · VERSAILLES, Georges Clemenceau, standing right, presenting bound treaty, decorated with skull and crossbones to Ulrich von Brockdorff-Rantzau standing left; behind Clemenceau, other members of the Conference, including Lloyd-George, Wilson (with sprig of laurel at feet), and Orlando; 7 · MAI · 1919 above; SIE · VERLANGTEN · DEN · FRIEDEN/WIR · SIND · BEREIT · IHN/ZU GEWÄHREN in two lines in exergue; K · GOETZ behind Lloyd-George / EINEN · FRIEDEN · DES · RECHTS – KEINEN · DER · GEWALT, Phillip Scheidemann standing right on daïs inscribed SCHEIDEMANN, holding book entitled ENT-/ENTE/ENT-WURF with hissing serpents emerging from pages, and addressing cheering crown below. Kienast 225. EF, a few minor spots of verdigris on reverse.


Ex Dix, Noonan, Webb 68A (15 December 2005), lot 1555.