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1883 GILT WHITEMETAL MEDAL COMMEMORATING THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF MARTIN LUTHER

R 1883-15 (obverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1883-15 (obverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1883-15 (reverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1883-15 (reverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1883-15
NEW YORK

Medallist: Rudolph Philipp Laubenheimer [R • LAUBENHEIMER]

Obverse: Portrait of Martin Luther in Talar with buttoned shirt. Surrounding legend in two lines: MARTIN / LUTHER / GEB • DEN 10 • NOV • 1483 • // ZUR 400 JÄHRIGEN GEBURTSTAGES LUTHER’S IN DER AMERIKN • LUTHN • KIRCHE •

Reverse: Jan Hus / John Huss with paper hat tied to stake with wood beneath and flames and smoke on each side. Surrounding legend: JETZT BRATET IHR EINE GANS NACH HUNDERT JAHREN KOMMT EIN SCHWAN DEN WERDET IHR UNGEBRATEN LAN •

Weight & Diameter: 29.02 g, 42.79 x 42.83 mm.

Catalog References: Zak 303, 304 (whitemetal)

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