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Medal in Sale 11: German Century Medal
9319. Germany. Sphinx Medal Celebrating the Beginning of the 20th Century, 1900. Winged Egyptian Sphinx wearing pharaoh's headdress, facing, seated on platform "1900" / "Zur Jahrhunderts Wende" Semi-nude woman, standing, holding one lighted torch, and putting out another, to symbolize the transition. By Otto Oertel. Forrer 4: 304, 5: 667. Sig Goppel-5082. 38 mm, silver. Very pretty medal. VF/XF.
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