LOT K-7211 PERIOD
1870 — 1918
EAN 2000000558202 MATERIAL gold DIMENSIONS 32.2 x 99 MAKER WEIGHT 23.7 g
1870 — 1918
MATERIAL gold DIMENSIONS 32.2 x 99 EAN 2000000558202 MAKER WEIGHT 23.7 g
Prussia / United Kingdom - Gold medal for the Kaiser’s official visit to the City of London on July 10, 1891
British made gold medal in 18 carat gold and enamel, marked for 1891, for the Kaiser’s official visit to the City of London on July 10, 1891, on equally golden ribbon suspender.
One can speculate it to be either a badge for a senior official or possibly a presentation hand-out. A large bronze commemorative medal for the same event is known to exist as part of the ‘City of London Series’.
The Maker’s mark can be found on the reverse of the suspender for: ‘Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company in Regent Street (William Gibson and John Lawrence Langman)”
The attempt to identify a solo medal as participation medal for the celebration around the events of the silver wedding jubilee on January 25, 1883, by Joerg Nimmergut, INFO 40, 1985).
Exceedingly rare and elaborate gold medal for an important event revolving around early European politics in great condition. Small enamel chip in the red enamel of the London City coat of Arms on the ribbon applicator.
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