German Atlantic Meteor Expedition Medal, I Class

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  • German Atlantic Meteor Expedition Medal, I Class Obverse
  • German Atlantic Meteor Expedition Medal, I Class Reverse
  • German Atlantic Meteor Expedition Medal, I Class Rim

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    1927
  • makers
    Bavarian Central Mint
  • remarks
    The edge of the medals are stamped, "BAYER HAUPTMUNZAMT. FEINSILBER." There were approximately 200 medals awarded in total, 23 of which were I Class Medals and 188 were II Class Medals.

History


This Medal was instituted by the Research Aid Society of German Science to commemorate the German Atlantic Expedition of 1925-1927.

The I Class Medal was conferred upon Naval Officers and civilian scientists aboard the Meteor. The Medal features a surmounting gilt wreath.

The II Class Medal was conferred upon crew members of the Meteor. The Medal features a surmounting silver wreath.

The medal was designed and manufactured by the Bavarian Central Mint.

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Versions

  • Price

    $625+ USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Silver gilt

  • Inscription

    Rev: DEUTSCHE ATLANTISCHE EXPEDITION METEOR 1925-27

  • Size

    41x51mm

  • Maker

    Bavarian Central Mint

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Documents

  • Price

    $310 USD

Case Of Issue

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    $310 USD

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