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Medal on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremen, 1907

  • bronze
  • 77.7 mm
  • Inv. 1911-BN

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This medal was issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the shipping company "Norddeutscher Lloyd" based in Bremen. On the reverse, the God Neptune is depicted with an inscription next to it. The obverse allegorically refers to Bremen's history as a free Hanseatic city.


Herman Hahn
Veilsdorf 1868 - Pullach 1942

Title Medal on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremen
Date 1907
Period 20th century
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription and signature at the front, around the image: FREIE HANSESTADT , BREMEN ; H. HAHN
inscription and year on the back, around the depiction: MDCCCLVII / - MCMVII ; NORD / DEVTSCHER / LLOYD / BREMEN
Collection medals AAT
Object type commemorative medals AAT
Inventory number 1911-BN
Acquisition credit gift
Société Gantoise des Amis de la Médaille
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300055865 symbolism (artistic concept) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 46B4941 merchant shipping, shipping trade Iconclass
61E(BREMEN) names of cities and villages (BREMEN) Iconclass
61H(Norddeutscher Lloyd) names of organizations, companies, trade unions, etc. (Norddeutscher Lloyd) Iconclass
92H1 (story of) Neptune (Poseidon) Iconclass
Exposition Internationale de Bruxelles en 1910 : Salon international de la médaille contemporaine... : Groupe II: Beaux-Arts ; Classe 9B: Gravure en médailles (Bruxelles, Palais du Cinquantenaire, 01.05 - 15.11.1910) ; Catalogue / Victor Tourneur. - Bruxelles : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p. 22, Catalogue -, nr. 24 (3-179))
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