Elizabeth, Empress of Austria Coronation Medal

Object Number: 
1981.40
Date: 
1935
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 4.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: below bust truncation, at lower center: "A"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing draped bust of Elizabeth facing left with legend: "ELISABETHA . AVSTRIAE IMPERATRIX." Reverse depicts imperial crown with two crossed olive branches beneath; inscription: "CORONATA/REGINA.HVNGARIAE/BVDAE/MDCCCLXVII"; legend above: "FAVSTO.SIDERE.LAETA."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Colonel Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group