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K-297

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K-297

THE RÜTLI OATH
(Rütlischwur in Essen)

1923, Cast Bronze, Satirical medal, 62.0mm, 80gr., Edge-Punch: KGoeTz

Obverse:  Passive resistance by Krupp Works workers against the occupying forces.

Reverse:  "Easter at the Ruhr 1923." (The number of dead shown within the wreath is given as 14' whereas the actual number of lives lost was 13.) 

Beautiful hemitite-brown patina.  This is an 'as cast', oversized example with the 'KGoeTz' edge-punch at 6:00

Grade: Gussfrisch (As Cast)

PRICE $325