Austrian Empire, Franz Joseph I, 1848-1916, Large Silver Medal 1883, 200 anniversary expulsion of the Turks

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Austrian Empire. Franz Joseph I, 1848-1916. Large silver medal 1883 (72.1 mm; 128.4 gr.). By Anton Scharff and Josef Tautenhayn.
Commemorating the two Hundredth Anniversary of the Expulsion of the Turks from the Siege of Vienna (1683). VRBS PRO ORBE. Figural group with Mars standing on a fallen Ottoman warrior's shield, flanked by Austria and Justice // IN DANKBARER ERINNERUNG AN VERTHEIDIGUNG UND ENTSATZ / DIE STADT WIEN XII SEPT MDCCCLXXXIII. Five round medallions depicting the Austrian leaders most instrumental in the Turkish defeat arranged in an ornate frame surrounding an Austrian double-headed eagle.

Forrer-VI/39.

Impressive large medal in Mint State with beautiful Patina

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