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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]

testimonials

The goods are safely in and I am delighted. Many thanks for the outstanding handling of this order and I hope we can do many more.

M R, USA, 03.04.2009

Your package arrived safely and in perfect condition this morning - and it's brilliant - and I am very pleased with it.

J P, UK, 02.02.2008

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