General of the infantry Karl Litzmann

Features

Location Germany - 1871-1948
Type Commemorative medals › Personality or portrait medal
Year 1915
Composition Silver (.990)
Weight 50.38 g
Diameter 50 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 346508
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Klose# 3.8,
Dietrich O. A. Klose; 2016. Europas Verderben 1914 1918 : Deutsche und Österreichische Medaillen auf den Ersten Weltkrieg = Europas Verderben 1914 1918 : German and Austrian medals of the First World War. Staatliche Münzsammlung, München.
Zetzmann# 4092,
Georg Zetzmann; 2002. Deutsche Silbermedaillen des I. Weltkriegs auf die militärischen Handlungen und denkwürdigen Ereignisse von 1914 bis 1919. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Steguweit# 133
Wolfgang Steguweit; 1987. Geschichte der Münzstätte Gotha vom 12. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert. Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger, Weimar, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Minted for the victorius campaigns in the east against the Russian forces

Obverse

Uniformed bust facing slightly left.

Lettering: GENERAL.D.INFANTERIE LITZMANN

Engraver: Georges Morin Read more on Wikipedia

Georges Morin (1874-1950) was a German painter, sculptor and medalist. He created numerous sculptural works for new buildings by architects of his time as well as independent paintings, medals, statues and figures.

Reverse

Figure from the old Testament Simson as the invincible defeating the enemies.

Lettering:
SIMSON
MORIN

Engraver: Georges Morin Read more on Wikipedia

Georges Morin (1874-1950) was a German painter, sculptor and medalist. He created numerous sculptural works for new buildings by architects of his time as well as independent paintings, medals, statues and figures.

Edge

Plain with inscription

Lettering: DS 4

Translation: Deutsche Schaumünze

Mint

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

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