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  • Anton Grath.  (1915?). 

    SANKT JÖRG (St George)---- DEUTSCH ALLERWEGE AN DER / DONAU UND AM RHEIN ! (German throughout from the Danube to the Rhine).  Single-sided cast bronze, light brown patina, 69 mm, 73.4 g.  Vorzüglich (extremely fine); ink inscription (antique German longhand) on blank reverse: 11.57/18 — / Köllach.

    Haloed saint, in medieval knight's surcoat, on horseback to right, sharply reins horse and drives lance downward into mouth of bat-winged dragon under horse's hooves; title legend name left, double legend right; artist's signature A GRATH in exergue.

    Cf: Klose, Dietrich O. A.  2016. Europas Verderben 1914 1918: Deutsche und österreichische Medaillen auf den Ersten Weltkrieg, p. 123: 9.10 (iron example).
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Anton Grath.  (1915?). 

SANKT JÖRG (St George)---- DEUTSCH ALLERWEGE AN DER / DONAU UND AM RHEIN ! (German throughout from the Danube to the Rhine).  Single-sided cast bronze, light brown patina, 69 mm, 73.4 g.  Vorzüglich (extremely fine); ink inscription (antique German longhand) on blank reverse: 11.57/18 — / Köllach.

Haloed saint, in medieval knight's surcoat, on horseback to right, sharply reins horse and drives lance downward into mouth of bat-winged dragon under horse's hooves; title legend name left, double legend right; artist's signature A GRATH in exergue.

Cf: Klose, Dietrich O. A.  2016. Europas Verderben 1914 1918: Deutsche und österreichische Medaillen auf den Ersten Weltkrieg, p. 123: 9.10 (iron example).
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