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Gustav Mahler

Circular medal of Gustav Mahler. Obverse: Bust of Gustav Mahler looking to proper right; inscribed "GVSTAV MAHLER" and at proper left "BENNO/ELKAN". Reverse: Standing nude woman on fire and being attacked by snakes; inscribed "LUCENDO/IPSIVS IGNI CONSVMPTVS/MDCCCLX MCMXI" and...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed "GVSTAV MAHLER" and at proper left "BENNO/ELKAN". Reverse: Inscribed "LUCENDO/IPSIVS IGNI CONSVMPTVS/MDCCCLX MCMXI" and "B·E·".

Credit Line

Source unidentified

possibly German, early 20th century

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 127 mm (5 in.)

Accession Number

01.2073.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals