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Title Silver plaque of Count Tisza
Nationality Hungarian
Period 1907
Price £180.00

This hallmarked silver plaque is cast in relief with the head of Count Stepan Tisza, Prime Minister of Hungary in 1914, assassinated in 1918 by the Bolsheviks in their short-lived rising in Hungary. Also cast in relief are: his name and title in Hungarian, the date 1907 (top left), and the sculptor's monogram FBO, or a combination of these (right).

It measures approximately 5.5 x 7.5 cms (2 x 3") and is marked on the back with the maker's mark 'J.C.' in an oblong punch (top left) and a Vienna or Budapest mint mark (top right). The condition is excellent. It has a nice, dark, even patination. This weighs 152gm.

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[Militaria : Medals : Hungarian : 20th Century]

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Cutlass received today all in good order.

It is a fine addition to my collection.

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D L, UK, 17.03.2012

Having received the beautiful medal that has been the subject of many recent phone calls, I am absolutely delighted with it. More importantly, the research you provided into the military backgrounds of all those involved made it all the more poignant. Thank you for your highly professional and friendly help and advice throughout the transaction.

Edward Hudson, UK, 10.02.2011

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