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Medal: Austria Signvm Memoriae  1898
Medal: Austria Signvm Memoriae 1898

That's Emperor Franz Joseph (Franc Ios) of Austria on the front of this bronze medal. The back, signvm memoriae, commemorates the 50th anniversary of his reign in 1898.

These typically sell for $30 to $50 US dollars if in good shape. Medals with ribbons intact are worth more to medal collectors.

If you were selling your medal to a dealer, figure the dealer would want a 100% mark-up, which means he or she would pay half the retail price.

Coin: 8635 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: Tiffany Callaby, Sun, 04-Sep-2011 03:11:43 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 03-Dec-2013 02:31:13 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Mon, 30-Nov-2015 14:36:14 GMT
Requester description: Franc ios idg imp avstr rex boh etc ac ap rex hvng SIGNVM MEMORIAE MDCCCXLVIII-MDCCCXCVIII
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