Secessionist Medals

Secessionist Artists - WWI 1914 -1918 => Maximilan Dasio => Topic started by: Rabenauge on March 03, 2020, 03:07:09 AM

Title: Peace with Russia
Post by: Rabenauge on March 03, 2020, 03:07:09 AM

Maximilian Dasio.  (1918). 

FRIEDE MIT -- RVSSLAND (Peace with Russia).  Cast iron, 37.46 mm, 14.28 g.  Sehr schön (fine): minor wear around edge, minor discoloration reverse.

Obverse: Russian bear full length upright three quarters to right, wearing Jacobin cap (of revolution) and holding palm frond in both paws; legend surrounding edge left and right, respectively, separated by image; pearled border edge; artist's initial monogram D—. lower center right. 

Reverse: center inscription PAX classic Roman capitals; dove of peace perched on letter A facing left, holding olive branch extending left and right; single line encircling border.

Cf: Weber, Ingrid S.  1985.  Maximilian Dasio 1864 - 1954: Münchner Maler Medailleur und Ministerialrat.  Staatliche Münzsammlung München, p. 82: no. 100.

Cf: Klose, Dietrich O. A.  2016.  Europas Verderben 1914 1918: Deutsche und österreichische Medaillen auf den Ersten Weltkrieg, p. 288: 23.7.