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Francis Joseph I

Circular medal of Francis Josehp I (1830-1916), emperor of Austria, with attached modeled crown and hanging loop and ring attached at top. Obverse: Profile bust of Francis Joseph looking to proper right; inscribed at edge...

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Obverse: Inscribed at edge "*FRANCISCVS·IOS·I·D·G·IMP·AVST·REX·BOH·ETC·ET·REX·APOST·HVNG·". Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "SIGNVM/LAUDIS".


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.

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Frederick Brown Fund

Austrian, 1848

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Metal; probably gilt-bronze




Numismatics, Medals