Medal - Opening of the North Sea and Baltic Sea canal

Medal - Opening of the North Sea and Baltic Sea canal - obverseMedal - Opening of the North Sea and Baltic Sea canal - reverse

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Features

Location France
Type Commemorative medals › Inauguration medal
Year 1895
Composition Brass
Weight 15.06 g
Diameter 34.4 mm
Shape Round with a loop
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 264699
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References NOK# 1895-32 d1,
Werner Kahle; 2014. Numisnautische Gedenkprägungen zum Nord-Ostsee-Kanal : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal, Kiel-Canal (6th edition). Werner Kahle, Hamburg, Germany.
Lange# 1388,
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# 34
Ernst Joachim Fürsen and Manfred Jessen-Klingenberg; 1985. Mitteilungen des Canal-Vereins. Canal-Verein e.V., Rendsburg, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Participation of the french navy for the opening of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal in 1895

Series: Opening of the Nord-Ostsee-Kanal

Obverse

Anchor with rope within laurel wreath.

Lettering: QUE DIEU PROTÈGE LA MARINE FRANÇAISE

Reverse

7-line inscription.

Lettering: SOUVENIR DE L' // INAUGURATION // DU CANAL DE LA // MER DU NORD // À LA BALTIQUE. // KIEL. 19 JUIN // 1895

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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