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Medal of honor

Cross shaped medal of honor attached to red and blue ribbon with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number 29.254. Obverse: Orb and crown over inscription; inscribed "FA/1914". Reverse: Plain.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed "FA/1914".

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 (Oldenburg), 1914

Object Place

Oldenburg, Germany

Accession Number

29.253

Medium or Technique

Metal; black metal attached to ribbon

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals