Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Medal
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 3.9 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "WECKWERTH F."
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting nude male bust facing left with legend around line border: "FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY/Geb.d.3.Feb.1809.Gest.d.4.Nov.1847." Reverse bears ornate vignette at center, consisting of lyre emerging from a cloud and decorated with laurel branches; sun emitting rays of light above, two shields below; legend around line border: "ZUM 40 JAHR. JUBILAEUM D.KCL. CONSERVATORIUMS DER MUSIK Z.LEIPZIG D.2.APRIL 1883."
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
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