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    Boxer Rebellion silver Specimen Medal on the Bombardment of the Taku Forts on June 17, 1900, SP63 PCGS, by Oertel in Berlin, 35mm. Nicely toned, with fully mirrored fields and frosted devices. If this were a coin, one would probably call it a Proof. Obv. German gunboat  SMS Iltis which was instrumental in the bombardment. Rev. View of the mouth of the Hai river showing the various forts. This attack by the allied forces had a major influence on the decision of the Dowager Empress Cixi's to support the Boxers. Very rare.

    1900年6月17日義和團"大沽口砲台之戰"銀樣章。SP63 PCGS。 德國柏林。35毫米。包漿精美。霧面,精製樣幣。正面印有戰艦;背面河川堡壘。大沽口砲台之戰是義和團運動期間中國軍隊和西方國家與日本聯軍海軍之間的戰役。聯軍在一場簡短而血腥的戰鬥後佔領了砲台。當時盟軍的襲擊令慈禧太后動搖對義和團的信心。極具歷史價值,極罕有。

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