Lot Archive

Lot

№ 86

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1 June 1994

Hammer Price:
£35

Germany, 1914. Germany. General von Emmich, Conqueror of Liege, a cast-iron medal by R. Kuchler and H. Grfinthal, bust of von Emmich three-quarters left, reverse naked figure of Fame in Prussian helmet, LUTTICH above, 94mm (BDM VII, 522). About very fine

Liége fell to German troops on 7 August 1914. Rudolph Kuchler, a prominent German medallist during World War I