British and World Coins (22 October 2009)

Date of Auction: 22nd October 2009

Sold for £220

Estimate:

Germany, Die Wacht am Rhein!! [The Watch on the Rhine], 1920, a cast bronze medal by K. Goetz, helmeted bust of French colonial soldier right, rev. naked female tied to a symbolic male penis, DIE SCHWARZE SCHANDE [The Black Shame], 58mm (K. 262; Dräger, Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland V, p.137, 63; Jones, Dance of Death, 52; Jones, Art of the Medal, 399; cf. DNW 74, 512). Very fine, rare