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Lot of two Panama (France) silver and bronze medals, 1880, beginning of construction on the French P

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Exonumia - Medals Start Price:140.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Lot of two Panama (France) silver and bronze medals, 1880, beginning of construction on the French P
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This item SOLD at 2017 Nov 03 @ 10:31UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Lot of two Panama (France) silver and bronze medals, 1880, beginning of construction on the French Panama Canal, ex-Richard Stuart. Plowman-CM5.2 (silver), CM5.1 (bronze). 37.00 grams total Pair of medals engraved by famous French medalist Louis-Oscar Roty and issued to those who had purchased a certain amount of French Canal Company stock. Obverse depicts a woman bringing together personifications of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans; reverse displays text. Both medals are UNC; hairlines on the silver medal. Pedigreed to the Richard Stuart collection.