Medal - Umberto I Opening of the North Sea and Baltic Sea canal

Features

Location Italy
King Umberto I (1878-1900)
Type Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Year 1895
Currency Medals - Italy
Composition Brass
Weight 15.04 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round with a loop
Number N# 257562
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References NOK# 1895-37d1,
Werner Kahle; 2014. Numisnautische Gedenkprägungen zum Nord-Ostsee-Kanal : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal, Kiel-Canal (6th edition). Werner Kahle, Hamburg, Germany.
Lange# 1389,
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.
MCV# 35
Ernst Joachim Fürsen and Manfred Jessen-Klingenberg; 1985. Mitteilungen des Canal-Vereins. Canal-Verein e.V., Rendsburg, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Participation of Umberto I at the opening ceremony of the Nord-Ostsee-Kanal in 1895

Series: Opening of the Nord-Ostsee-Kanal

Obverse

Bust facing right.

Lettering: DIO PROTEGGA IL NOSTRO RE UMBERTO I.*

Reverse

7-line inscription.

Lettering: RICORDO DELL' // INAUGURAZIONE // DEL CANALE TRA // IL MARE DEL NORT // E IL BALTICO // KIEL, 19 GIUGNIO // 1895.

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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