Totentanz Series: For the Duke of Aosta Obverse

Walther Eberbach

American Numismatic Society

American Numismatic Society
New York, United States

This medal likely refers to the rout of Italian forces, which included the Third Army lead by the Duke of Aosta, Emanuele Filiberto, by the Austrian-Hungarian and German armies during the Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo (or Battle of Caporetto).

Death on skis wearing field cap to left; aiming a rifle supported by ski poles; mountains in the background.


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