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France (Paris mint), bronze medal, 1830, visit of King Francis I and Queen Maria Isabella of the Two

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France (Paris mint), bronze medal, 1830, visit of King Francis I and Queen Maria Isabella of the Two
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France (Paris mint), bronze medal, 1830, visit of King Francis I and Queen Maria Isabella of the Two Sicilies to the Paris Mint, NGC MS 63 BN. Mazard-901A. 38mm. Obverse with crowned double arms within wreath inside legend FRANCOIS IER / MARIE ISABELLE; reverse with LL . MM . above six-line inscription LE ROI ET LA REINE / DES DEUX SICILES / VISITENT LA MONNAIE / DE PARIS / LE 11 JUIN / 1830. A rare medal normally found in silver (5 francs), this being the first we have encountered in bronze, light brown in color with a couple minor darker spots, muted luster, no marks or wear. NGC #5940420-001.