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Ref: 4947

France, Paris Exposition 1900, bronze-gilt medal by J-C Chaplain, extremely rar

 

 

Obv: laureate and capped head pf Marianne right below an oak tree, RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE around

 

Rev: male figure holding a torch, seated on winged figure of Victory, view of Exposition pavillion below, and tablet with recipient's name (E NOYELLE)

 

 

Condition: Extremely fine, minor marks; Diameter: , 64mm

 

References: cf. Maier 299; CGMP -; Forrer I/404

 

Notes: this medal is usually found in bronze and is extremely rare in bronze-gilt.

 

 

Price £195

Paris Exposition 1900 Chaplain medal
Paris Exposition 1900 Chaplain medal

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