B-4/122a. Commemorative medal "Johann Sebastian Bach" (1981)

Obverse

Half-lenght portrait en face

Organ pipes behind, Bach's emblem above right shoulder

130 dots are encircling the image

1685 . JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH . 1750 . THOMASKANTOR . KOMPONIST SAKRALER BAROCKMUSIK [Cantor of St.Thomas church, composer of sacred baroque music]

Reverse

Cross in the center with four images of mythical animals 

Under the cross - mintmark, purity of metal "999", year of mint "1981" and circulation number "2000"

GEHET HIN IN ALLE WELT UND LEHRET ALLE VÖLKER . IM NAMEN DES VATERS DES SOHNES UND DES HL.GEISTES [Go into the world and teach all people. In the name of the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit]

Specifications
Article: B-4/122a
Type: Commemorative medal
Year: 1981
Country: Germany
Mint: Munzpraegstatt Munchen GmbH
Metal: Silver
Purity: .999
Diameter: 28,0 mm / 50,0 mm
Weight: 10 g / 35 g
Circulation: 2000 / 2000

Reference: Niggl #2428b,c