Prussian Swimming Medal

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  1. Chris B

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    Just picked this up in yesterday's Stephen Album sale. Just got it because it was interesting and something different. I still need to do some research.

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    PRUSSIA: AR plaque (89.45g), 1924

    48x64mm silvered bronze award plaque for the Munich Men's Swimming Club's International Indoor Swim Competition

    Obverse: mermaid and merman holding central laurel wreath enclosing MSVM monogram with "(engraved) INTERNAT. HALLENWETTKÄMPFE / 19 + MÜNCHEN 22.-23. MÄRZ + 24 in exergue
    Reverse: (engraved) MÄNNER SCHWIMM / VEREIN / MÜNCHEN / I. PREIS / I. K. STRECKE 50m"
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  3. daveydempsey

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    Munich was in the Kingdom of Baveria.
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  4. Chris B

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    That’s the auction houses description. It didn’t sound right to me but I haven’t had time to dig very deep into yet.
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  5. Mkman123

    Mkman123 Well-Known Member

    I like the details!

    @Chris B Please check your pms, sent you a message on Sunday, not sure if you've seen it or not.
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