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  • Esseö, Elisabeth (Erzsébet) von.  1918. 

    HINDENBURG  —  ĆT・S・LXX (ćtatis suć [in the year of his age] 70).  Cast bronze, 70.02 mm, 179.4 g; vorzüglich (extremely fine).  Rare.

    Obverse: Portrait profile bust in military collar to left; title legend around edge divided left and right by image; artist's monogram encircled ligatured ƎE below bust. 

    Reverse: Naked warrior in Stahhelm 3/4 to right, driving enormous sword vertically downward into the occiput of vanquished, coiled, winged dragon; legend HABENT ・ SVA ・ FATA ・ HEROES ・ 1918 ・(heroes have their destinies) around edge.

    Cf: Schulman. 1919.  La Guerre Européenne, Catalogue LXXV, p. 97: 891.

    Cf:  Huszár, Lajos, and Béla Procopius. 1932. Medaillen- und Plakettenkunst in Ungarn, p. 200: 1929.

Hindenburg 1918
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Esseö, Elisabeth (Erzsébet) von.  1918. 

HINDENBURG  —  ĆT・S・LXX (ćtatis suć [in the year of his age] 70).  Cast bronze, 70.02 mm, 179.4 g; vorzüglich (extremely fine).  Rare.

Obverse: Portrait profile bust in military collar to left; title legend around edge divided left and right by image; artist's monogram encircled ligatured ƎE below bust. 

Reverse: Naked warrior in Stahhelm 3/4 to right, driving enormous sword vertically downward into the occiput of vanquished, coiled, winged dragon; legend HABENT ・ SVA ・ FATA ・ HEROES ・ 1918 ・(heroes have their destinies) around edge.

Cf: Schulman. 1919.  La Guerre Européenne, Catalogue LXXV, p. 97: 891.

Cf:  Huszár, Lajos, and Béla Procopius. 1932. Medaillen- und Plakettenkunst in Ungarn, p. 200: 1929.

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