Kapitänleutnant Otto Eduard Weddigen

Kapitänleutnant Otto Eduard Weddigen - obverseKapitänleutnant Otto Eduard Weddigen - reverse

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Features

Location Germany - 1871-1948
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Commemorative medals › Military medal
Year 1915
Composition Silver (.990)
Weight 18.45 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 196681
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Zetzmann# 6017
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

Death of Otto Eduard Weddigen (*1882; †1915)

Obverse

Uniformed bust facing left, wreath on outer rim.

Lettering: KAPITÄNLEUTNANT OTTO WEDDIGEN

Engraver: Friedrich Wilhelm Eue Read more on Wikipedia

Friedrich (Fritz) Wilhelm Eue (born on 2 December 1888 in Rathenow - died on 1 June 1937 in New York City) was a German medallist and engraver from Berlin, active in the 19th century.

Reverse

Submerged submarine with torpedoed ships sinking.

Lettering:
ZUM GEDÄCHTNIS UNSERES
SEEHELDEN
OERTEL BERLIN
1914-1915

Engraver: Friedrich Wilhelm Eue Read more on Wikipedia

Friedrich (Fritz) Wilhelm Eue (born on 2 December 1888 in Rathenow - died on 1 June 1937 in New York City) was a German medallist and engraver from Berlin, active in the 19th century.

Edge

Plain with inscription.

Lettering: SILBER 990

Mint

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1915 

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