Original 1934 Austrian First Republic Fatherland Front Engelbert Dolfuss Medal
Fatherland Front patriotic right-wing organization. Made in bronze with gold wash. Dated 25 July 1934. Portrait of Engelbert Dollfuss on the observe in dress uniform with Alpine collar tabs. It advocated Austrian nationalism and independence from Germany on the basis of protecting Austria’s Catholic religious identity from what they considered a Protestant-dominated German state.