Medal Commemoratingthe 25th Anniversary of Adolph Sonnenthal at the Burg Theater

1881

caption:
The front / obverse has a left facing bust of Adolph Sonnenthal with the following inscription in German: "Adolf Sonnenthal K. K Hofschauspieler und Regisseur, 1856 1. Juni 1881" [Adolf Sonnenthal, actor and director, 1856, June 1, 1881]. Marked: J. Schwerdtner. 

  • Medal Commemoratingthe 25th Anniversary of Adolph Sonnenthal at the Burg Theater
  • Medal Commemoratingthe 25th Anniversary of Adolph Sonnenthal at the Burg Theater

Identifer: CJF-RFC2014314

Medium
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Description
Medal designed by Johann Schwerdtner
 
Issued in Goldplated Bronze (61 mm)
 
Sonnenthal was an Austrian actor who was arguably the most famous of all Jewish actors of the 19th century.  This medal was struck to commemorate his 25th anniversary at the Burg Theater.

History.  A similar medal was offered for sale in Rosenblum Rare Coin's Fall 2010
(Auction #40J).  Lot 536.

 

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