1055583 | CHINA. Germany - Empire. 1900 AR Medal. NGC PR66UCAM (Ultra Cameo).
By the Oertel workshop, Berlin. Edge: Plain. 34.94mm. 18.04gm. Map of the Haihe River in China, with fortifications /
The gunboat SMS Iltis sailing right. Marienburg 7172; Li-pg. 101.
Struck to commemorate the assault by the Eight-Nation Alliance on the Haihe River during the Boxer Rebellion, where they encountered large casualties but were eventually successful in gaining the Taku Forts. The ship on the reverse was a German vessel that took sixteen shells during the assault, the highest of any foreign ship in the battle. Superbly toned, extremely rare in this quality.
Holder notes country as "Germany".
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