1050863 | GERMANY - EMPIRE. Wilhelm II. 1915 Cast Iron Medal. PCGS SP65.
55mm. KEINE BANN WARE! (no contraband!). The Lusitania sinking in heavy seas; in five lines in exergue, DER GROSSDAMPFER/=LUSITANIA=/DURCH EIN DEUTSCHES/TAUCHBOOT VERSENKT/5 MAY 1915 (the liner Lusitania sunk by a German submarine) /
GESCHAFT UBER ALLES (business above all), skeleton (as Death) standing left within ticket booth marked CUNA[RD]/LINIE and CUNARD (the Cunard Line, owners of the ship) above and to right, and FAHRKARTEN/AUSGABE (ticket office) below; to left, queue of passangers, one of whom reads a newspaper with the headline U/BOO[T]/GEFAH[R] (U-Boat danger). Eimer 1941A.
British copy. Includes original case.
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