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Numismatics
Subject: Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, Austrian, 1830–1916, ruled 1848–1916
Artist: Wilhelm Hejda, 1868–1942

Iron Medal of Franz Joseph I, 85th Birthday, Red Cross

1915

Iron

90.32 g, 12:00, 69 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. William Gilman Thompson, Ph.B. 1877
2001.87.25890
Geography: 
Made in Austria
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Austrian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Dr. WIlliam GIlman Thompson, to about 1928; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., about 1928; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1928–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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