The Rhinelands are a loosely defined region embracing the land on either bank of the River Rhine in Central Europe. Since the year 925AD the Rhinelands have been associated with Germany, and this medal commemorates this 1000 year history.
'Tausend jahre deutscher rhein promemoria' = 'A thousand years of german rhine promemoria'
'Deutsch ist der rhein - deutsch soll er sein' = 'German is the rhine, German it should be'
The medal is made of bronze and is plated with silver. Since it is not solid silver, there is no value due to precious metal. The value comes solely from collector demand, as follows:
worn: $15 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $80
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