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Prussia (German States), silver medal, beehive allegory, ca. 1756-1819, by Daniel Friedrich Loos.

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Prussia (German States), silver medal, beehive allegory, ca. 1756-1819, by Daniel Friedrich Loos.
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Prussia (German States), silver medal, beehive allegory, ca. 1756-1819, by Daniel Friedrich Loos. 30 mm; 9.56 grams Designed by Daniel Friedrich Loos, with one side showing bees flying around a beehive inside legend SAMMLE WIE DIE BIENEN FUR DIE ZUKUNFT, the other side showing a double cornucopiae inside legend DANN IST WOHLERGEHN DEIN LOHN, the wording meaning something along the lines of "[if you] collect like bees for the future / then prosperity is your pay." A student of Stieler, engraver Daniel Friedrich Loos (1735-1819) worked as a medallist in Magdeburg from 1756 to 1767 and as a royal court medallist in Berlin from 1768 to 1819. AU with light cleaned surfaces, some surface marks, bold high relief details.