A Collection of Medals and Tokens Relating to S.M.S. Emden, the Property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £600

Estimate: £600 - £800

Medals, Zu deutscher wehr, zu deutscher ehr, steht fest und treu die wacht am meer [German military to German ore, stand firm and true who watch the sea], 1915, a bronze medal by Mayer & Wilhelm, uniformed bust of Karl von Müller three-quarters left, rev. cruiser steaming left, 54mm (Frankenhuis –; Zetzmann –; MH –). Extremely fine and extremely rare £600-800


Provenance: Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 96 (Sydney), 5-8 April 2011, lot 2329