Medal (Medallion) [Sinking of the Lusitania]

Maker and role
Karl Goetz, Maker
Production date
1915
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Accession number
1980.136
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Description
Medallion - from the sinking of the "Lusitania". The medallion is made of bronze and depicts the ship sinking on the obverse side. Only the bow of the sinking ship is discernible. There are some wordings in German and a date right at the bottom: "5 May 1915".
On the reverse are depicted some people queuing up at a counter manned by a skeleton.
Marks
KEINE BANN WARE / R GROSSDAMPFER / LUSITANIA / DURCH EIN DEUTSCHES / TAUCHBOOT VERSENKT / 5 MAY 1915 Embossed
Collection
Credit Line
Karl Goetz. 1915. Medal (Medallion) [Sinking of the Lusitania], 1980.136. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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