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Medal Portraying Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse

  • silvering, bronze
  • Inv. 1911-DF

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This medal served as the official prize medal for the Grand Duchy of Hesse. The obverse depicts Ernst-Ludwig, the last Grand Duke of Hesse. The Grand Duke had to abdicate after the Great War in November 1918 when Hesse became a republic within the framework of the German Empire.


Constantin Starck RKD
Riga 1866 - Berlin 1939

Title Medal Portraying Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
Period 20th century
Location Germany TGN
Medium and support silvering AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings title on the front side: ERNST . LUDWIG . GROSSHERZOG . VON . HESSEN
signatures (names) on the front side: C STARCK
Collection medals AAT
Object type medals AAT
Inventory number 1911-DF
Acquisition credit gift
Société Gantoise des Amis de la Médaille
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31D14 adult man Iconclass
46A12 nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood Iconclass
61B2 historical persons 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. 30, nr. 3)
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