World's Fair Auction

Auction # 32 Closing Tuesday - September 25th, 2018 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 3

Auction Local Time: Nov 20, 2018 13:26:53 EST

1873 Vienna International Exposition
Chocolate Medal. Obverse: Raised bust looking right in the center with "Franz Joseph I. Kaiser von Oesterreich, Koenig von Boehmen etc., Apost. Koenig von Ungarn." Around the edge. In small writing near the bottom is "J. Tautenhayn". Reverse: Pictures 5 allegorical figures, 4 are woman, one is Mercury (with the wings). Two of the woman are seated and two are standing. One is semi-nude. The figure in the center is placing a wreath on the head of the one to the left. At top is "Fur Kunst". At the Bottom is "Weltausstellung 1873 Wien" (World's Fair 1873 Vienna). Size: 2 3/4" wide by greater than 3/16" thick. Condition: Excellent with a few very small dark spots.

Winning Bid: $ 130

Estimate: $ 100 - $ 150

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