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1914. Austria. Franz Joseph

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Obverse: portrait of the emperor Franz Joseph right within circle, laurel branch and date underneath
Reverse: MILITANTIVM / NECESSITATIBVS, scene with six figures
 
By Heinrich Kautsch
 
Small, wearable bronze plaque on the first anniversary of the Kaiser’s government after the start of the World War (auxiliary stock “cold protection”) for the procurement of winter clothing for the soldiers
 
Heinrich Kautsch (1859-1943), was an Austrian sculptor and medallist who had been working in Paris since 1889 and in 1893 was a member of the Jury of Fine Arts at the Chicago World’s Fair. In addition to medals and plaques, Heinrich Kautsch also created a number of funerary monuments, which can be found in Amsterdam, Prague, Meran, and Salzburg.
 

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Weight

8.71 g

Dimensions

AE 20.0 x 33.0 mm

Grade

Extremely Fine

Mint

Habsburg

Reference

Hauser 300-1117