Medal - Bombardment of the Taku-Forts

Features

Location Germany - 1871-1948
Type Commemorative medals › Historical medal
Year 1900
Composition Silver
Weight 18.30 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 147840
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Slg. Marie# 7172
Emil Bahrfeldt; 1901. Die Münzen- und Medaillen-Sammlung in der Marienburg / Band 1. Münzen und Medaillen der Provinz Preussen vom beginn der Prägung bis zum Jahre 1701. Verlag des Vereins für die Herstellung und Ausschmückung der Marienburg, Danzig, Germany.
And 6 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Bombardment of the Taku-fort by cannon boat S.M.S. Iltis

Obverse

Ship to the right.

Lettering: S. M. S. ILTIS KANONENBOOT

Engraver: Oertel

Reverse

River battle scene with the forts and ships.

Lettering:
BOMBARDEMENT
DER
TAKU-FORTS
1900

Mint

Berliner Medaillen-Münze Otto Oertel, Germany (1887-1938)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1900 

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