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Argentina, oval gold medal, 1881, Campaign for Rio Negro, with ring at top, rare.

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Argentina, oval gold medal, 1881, Campaign for Rio Negro, with ring at top, rare.
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Argentina, oval gold medal, 1881, Campaign for Rio Negro, with ring at top, rare. 12.8 grams. Mint State, with very lustrous fields. By decree of October 27, 1881, this medal was awarded to the military men under General Roca, who had participated in the campaign against the Patagonian Indians in what is now the south-western province of Rio Negro. A similar specimen in stated to be in XF grade sold for $1100 plus buyer's fee in Ponterio in March 2011.