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Ref: 6340

France, Fondation Carnegie, bronze plaque medal awarded 1927, by Louis Dejean, rare

 

 

Obv: bust of Andrew Carnegie right, FONDATION CARNEGIE 1909 above, LIBÉRALITÉ D’UN CITOYEN AMERICAIN POUR RÉCOMPENSER LES ACTES DE COURAGE ACCOMPLIS EN FRANCE below (Generosity of an American citizen to reward acts of courage done in France)

 

Rev: Fame crowns naked male kneeling before her, named in cartouche VIENOT (F)

 

Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 53x81mm

 

References: -

 

Notes: This was an award from the Carnegie Foundation to recognise acts of lifesaving in France

 

 

Price £225

rance, Fondation Carnegie, bronze plaque medal awarded 1927, by Louis Dejean
rance, Fondation Carnegie, bronze plaque medal awarded 1927, by Louis Dejean

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