Großadmiral Alfred von Tirpitz

Features

Location Germany - 1871-1948
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Commemorative medals › Military medal
Year 1915
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 16.94 g
Diameter 34.1 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 151177
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Zetzmann# 5007
Georg Zetzmann; 2002. Deutsche Silbermedaillen des I. Weltkriegs auf die militärischen Handlungen und denkwürdigen Ereignisse von 1914 bis 1919. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Tirpitz overruled Germany To Suspend Warfare Against Passenger-Carrying Ships

Obverse

Uniformed bust with order facign slightly left.

Lettering:
HERWEGH. EIN TODESPFEIL IM HERZEN ENGLANDS IST JEDES DEUTSCHE SCHIFF.
vTIRPITZ / GROSS // ADMIRAL
1915

Engraver: Paul Sturm Read more on Wikipedia

Paul Sturm was a German art nouveau sculptor, medallist and designer.

Reverse

Submarine saving people from a sinking ship.

Lettering: PAROLESCHIFF VERSENKEN.MENSCHEN RETTEN

Engraver: Paul Sturm Read more on Wikipedia

Paul Sturm was a German art nouveau sculptor, medallist and designer.

Edge

Plain with inscription.

Lettering: SILBER 800

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1915 

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