THE FINEST & ONLY 1924 SPECIMEN KNOWN AT BOTH NGC & PCGS! 1924'MARIA IMMACULATE CONCEPTION' CATHEDRAL DEDICATION MEDAL! SPECIALLY PRESENTED UPON THE 1924 CONSECRATION OF THE' MARIA IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHEDRAL. STRUCK IN SILVER ON A 38MM SPECIAL POLISHED PLANCHET! SIGNED BY COMMISSIONED MEDALIST' L."FINEST KNOWN" & " ONLY ONE " IN ALL GRADES AT NGC & PCGS! "TOP-POP" & "ONLY-ONE" "SP"' SPECIAL STRIKE. Construction plans for the'Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception' were started in 1855 by Bishop Franz Josef Rudigier.
The first stone was laid on May 1st 1862. The event was solemnised by the performance of Anton Bruckner's Festive Cantata Preiset den Hern. In 1924 Bishop Johannes Maria Gfollner consecrated the finished building as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
The plans, drawn by the master builder of the Archdiocese of Cologne, Vincenz Statz, were made in the French high Gothic. With 20,000 seats, the cathedral is the largest (130 meters long, and the ground 5,170 square meters), church in Austria. The Cathedral stands At a commanding 135 meters in height.Particularly noteworthy are the cathedral's stained-glass windows. The most famous is the Linz Window, which depicts the history of Linz. The windows also contain portraits of the various sponsors of the church's construction. Also noteworthy is the nativity scene in the church burial vault, with its figures made by S.
Osterrieder, and the display of the regalia of Bishop Rudigier. A MOST BEAUTIFULLY TONED PIECE - GOLDEN HALOS ENVELOP THE DEVICES, COUPLED WITH ELEGANT GLOWING SHADES OF HEAVENLY SKY BLUES- SPLENDIDLY SHOWCASED!Reverent Church Confirmation scene, in the Radiant presence of God. FIRMUNG - IM GLAUBEN GESTÄRKT. FIRMUNG - STRENGTHENED IN FAITH. View of the Cathedral of the Maria Immaculate Conception in Linz.
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