Wilhelm II Opening of the North Sea and Baltic Sea canal

Wilhelm II (Opening of the North Sea and Baltic Sea canal) - obverseWilhelm II (Opening of the North Sea and Baltic Sea canal) - reverse

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Features

Location Germany - 1871-1948
Type Commemorative medals › Inauguration medal
Year 1895
Composition Aluminium
Weight 4.97 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round with a loop
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 202750
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References MCV# 28,
Ernst Joachim Fürsen and Manfred Jessen-Klingenberg; 1985. Mitteilungen des Canal-Vereins. Canal-Verein e.V., Rendsburg, Germany.
Lange# 1380,
Christian Christoph Andreas Lange; 1908. Sammlung schleswig-holsteinischer Münzen und Medaillen / Band 1. Schauenburgische Herzöge und Grafen in Schleswig-Holstein vor 1460. Bahlke, Berlin, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.
NOK# 19e,
Werner Kahle; 2014. Numisnautische Gedenkprägungen zum Nord-Ostsee-Kanal : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal, Kiel-Canal (6th edition). Werner Kahle, Hamburg, Germany.
Slg. Marie# 7015
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

Opening of the North sea and Baltic sea canal

Series: Opening of the Nord-Ostsee-Kanal

Obverse

Uniformed bust facing left.

Lettering: WILHELM II DEUTSCHER KAISER

Engraver: Otto Oertel

Reverse

Map with the new canal passage.

Lettering: NORD-OSTSEE-KANAL * BEGONNEN JUNI 1887, ERÖFFNET JUNI 1895 *

Engraver: Constantin Starck Read more on Wikipedia

Constantin Starck (born 18 February 1866, died 11 September 1939) was a German sculptor. His work was part of the sculpture event in the art competition at the 1932 Summer Olympics.

Edge

Plain

Mint

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1895 

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