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Karl Goetz K-132 THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR RECEIVES THE SERBIAN ASSASSINS (Serajewo, Der Funke des Weltbrandes) 1914 Cast Bronze, 58.0mm, Wt. 54.60g, Frankenhuis 1412 Obverse: The murderers of the Austrian Throne Inheritor Ferdinand are paid off by the Russian Ambassador. The inscription reads, “ The Russian Reverse: A Serbian nationalist, concealing a bomb, sneaks across the Austrian border. This is Goetz’s first medal that concerned the most significant event starting the First World War: The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in Serajevo on June 28, 1914. The boundary post marked “Serajewo” indicates the turning point in the history of nations. ------------------ My image of this medal is currently used with a Dr.K.A. Rodgers article in the June issue of The Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine The Reverse can be found on the cover. I will be contributing Goetz, Gies, Eberbach, and some French and Belgium images to a suite of many articles covering the events of WWI in this magazine through 2018