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GOETZ: K-187 Refusal of German Peace Overtures


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K-187 Friedensangebot der Mittelmaechte - 12. Dez. 1916; (Peace offer from the- Central Powers)

Cast Bronze, 58mm VZ/UNC

 

Obverse: Two armored German hands release a dove holding a leaf of olive in its beak.

 

Reverse. Lloyd George of Britain places the peace dove back into the cage, while the door is held open by a trusty Russian. Poincare holds back the other allies as symbolized by seedy looking characters. Inscription, "Die Tauben" (The Doves).

 

This medal commemorates the presentation of note by the Central Powers to Entente containing peace proposals. The reverse of the medal symbolizes Entente power’s refusal to accept them,

 

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