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Medal: Germany National Theatre  1824
Medal: Germany National Theatre 1824

The National Theater in Munich caught fire one January night in 1823 and the water supply to put it out was frozen. Only one year later it was rebuilt. This large medal commemorates the rebuilding.

Medals like this are available in bronze and silver. Gold versions may be available, but we have not been able to locate information about them.

The medal in our picture come from renowned coin auction house Künker GmbH & Co. in Osnabrück, Germany. This is a bronze medal which sold for 50 euros (about $70 US dollars) in a 2003 auction.

Typical catalog values run like this:

BRONZE MEDAL
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $50
well preserved: $80
fully uncirculated; $120

SILVER MEDAL
worn: $50 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $200
fully uncirculated; $350

Use our Important Terminology page to properly interpret these catalog values. CoinQuest thanks Künker for use of their coin photo. It is a nice one!

Coin: 16014 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: Anna Anderson, Sun, 24-Nov-2013 16:26:43 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sun, 24-Nov-2013 20:46:30 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 18-Nov-2015 16:13:10 GMT
Requester description: 1823 Front: MAXIMILIANUS IOSEPHUS BAVARIAE REX Front under neck: LOSCH Back: ICNI ABSVMTVM XIV IAN.MDCCCXXIII = RESTAVR ATVM MDCCCXXIV Back bottom: MONACII Front Description: Raised head of Max facing right Back Description: Large building with 8 pillars in front. Weight 52.6 grams Diameter: 1.75' Height: 3/16' Not sure what metal is but was told it is not silver Unknown
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