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France, silver medal, 1862-3, Napoleon III, French Mexican Campaign.

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France, silver medal, 1862-3, Napoleon III, French Mexican Campaign.
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France, silver medal, 1862-3, Napoleon III, French Mexican Campaign. 15.49 grams. Obverse: high-relief bust of Napoleon III at center with legends NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR around and designer's name BARRE (in smaller text) below, all surrounded by thick, high-relief wreath; reverse: center text reading CUMBRES / CERRO-BORREGO / SAN-LORENZO / PUEBLA / MEXICO in circle with small anchor below, outer legend reading EXPEDITION DU MEXIQUE / 1862-1863 with thick, high-relief wreath encircling. Bright white with good details, surface hairlines from past cleaning.