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K-204

ENTENTE LOANS TO RUSSIA
(Entente Anleihe und Sowjet Volksrat)

1918, Cast bronze, satirical medal, 58.1mm, 74.90g, Frankenhuis 1477.

Obverse: A crown supported by two hands and filled with war bonds. In border, "1914, Alles fiir den grossen Schlag" (All for the great battle). K G under crown.

Reverse: John Bull, weeping. Behind him, a Russian sweeping war bonds. On the side, a pennant surmounted by the cap of liberty and inscribed, "Sowjet-Volksrat" (Soviet Council). In border, "England beweint das Russ. Volk" (England laments the Russian people), Date, "10. Jan. 1918".

Beautiful antique 'skin'.

Grade: VZ


PRICE $325