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    Josef Gangl - 1916, Blackened Cast Bronze Medallion with gold gild, 100mm, 227.2g., Frankenhuis - 623.

    Obverse: Bloody broadsword, pointing down, bisects a gold gilted 19-14, name below.

    Reverse:  Germany as nude warrior, sword in each hand, about to attack a mounted enemy with lance and shield (on the western front).  In background combat, amidst the dead and wounded, an advancing warrior with bear emblazoned shield (the eastern front) approaches.
Battle of the Ancients
« on: November 08, 2013, 01:14:44 PM »
"Battle of the Ancients"


Josef Gangl - 1916, Blackened Cast Bronze Medallion with gold gild, 100mm, 227.2g., Frankenhuis - 623.

Obverse: Bloody broadsword, pointing down, bisects a gold gilted 19-14, name below.

Reverse:  Germany as nude warrior, sword in each hand, about to attack a mounted enemy with lance and shield (on the western front).  In background combat, amidst the dead and wounded, an advancing warrior with bear emblazoned shield (the eastern front) approaches.
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