Lot Archive

Lot

№ 888

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28 January 1997

Hammer Price:
£40

Germany, Germany, General Cardona, iron satirical medal, bust of general under large umbrella, rev. Sisyphus holding rock, 58mm (Kienast 171). About extremely fine, beginning to discolour (£30-40)

In this medal Goetz lampoons Cardona’s statement that Italian defeats at the Isonzo River were due to bad weather.