Medal Commemorating Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia, 1888

Made:
1888 in San Remo
maker:
Unknown

Medal which belonged to Dr J. L. W. Thudichum (1829-1901), commemorating Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia, Germany, dated San Remo 1888. Silvered bronze; 65mm diameter, [sight] 5mm deep. Obverse: head and shoulders relief profile portrait of Friedrich Wilhelm, Crown Prince of Germany, in uniform with drape; edge inscription. Reverse: symbolic female figure, semi-nude, holding anchor with snake entwined, on her left a shield inscribed San Remo 1888. Friedrich Wilhelm wintered in San Remo 1887-1888, Emperor March 1888, reigned 99 days before death; nodule on larynx diagnosed; tracheotomy for cancer performed January 1888

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Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1982-392
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), silver plated
Measurements:
overall weight: .16kg
type:
commemorative medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • medal
credit:
The Biochemical Society
status:
Permanent collection

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