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Alfred Krupp and Friedrich Krupp

Oval medal of Alfred Krupp (1812-1887) and Friedrich Krupp (1787-1826), with hanging loop attached at top. Stamped on edge "990". Obvere: Profile bust of Alfred Krupp looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "ALFRED KRVPP 26 APRIL 1812". Reverse: Standing male figure holding hammer in proper...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ALFRED KRVPP 26 APRIL 1812". Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "1812 FRIED KRUPP 1912" and below "H.HAHN".

Marks

Stamped on edge "990".

Provenance

By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929) NOTES: [1] Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

German, 1912

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

29.230

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals