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K-75, 1913, Battle of Leipzig Centenary, Struck Silver, 40mm, UNC, RR

 

To commemorate the City of Leipzig's Battle of Nations Centennial 1813-1913.

 

Obverse: Wilhelm II half-length portrait right, in armor (per Renaissance medal by Deschler of Georg Tetzel the Elder) with sword and scroll. WILHELM II German Kaiser along rim.

 

Reverse: Victory marching with German eagle left.

 

Leipzig, Capital of Saxony, was the site of the Battle of Nations on 18 October, 1813. Saxony's King Friedrich August I was allied to Napoleon against most other German states in this epic battle.

 

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Leipzig, Capital of Saxony, was the site of the Battle of Nations on 18 October, 1813.

Side note: Leipzig would most probably not mind being the capital :ninja: and is actually Saxony's biggest city. But the state capital was and is Dresden ...

 

Christian

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