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Fassadenreliefs der Volksbank

Reliefs on the Façade of the Volksbank

August Abbehusen & Otto Blendermann
1908

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Description

At the top of the façade is a large relief, with in the center a woman with the coats of arms of Bremen and the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, flanked by representation of the economic activitlies of the region: INDUSTRIE and the the left SCHIFFAHRT.

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On the upper part of the façade are four reliefs show the production of coins.

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  1. PRÜFEN - examining.
  2. WAGEN - weighing.
  3. SCHMELZEN - melting.
  4. PRÄGEN - minting.

Flanking the entrance are two reliefs illustrating saving:

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  1. SAEN - sowing.
  2. ERNTEN - harvesting.

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Tags

  • Abbehusen, August
  • Blendermann, Otto
  • Coat of arms
  • Coin maker
  • Harvester
  • Industry
  • Mint master
  • Navigation
  • Sower
  • Location (N 53°8'33" - E 8°12'48")

    Item Code: dens293; Photograph: 8 March 2015
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