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Manila, Philippines (under Spain), large gilt-bronze medal, Charles III, merit award (Premio del Val

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Manila, Philippines (under Spain), large gilt-bronze medal, Charles III, merit award (Premio del Val
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This item SOLD at 2020 May 28 @ 17:05UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Manila, Philippines (under Spain), large gilt-bronze medal, Charles III, merit award (Premio del Valor), engraved by Gil, ca. 1782, very rare. Vives-59; Basso-703a. 39.13 grams, 49mm. Obverse with right-facing bust of king above engraver's signature J . GABRIEL . GIL . within legend * CARLOS * III * INSTITUIDOR * / * BENEFICIO *; reverse with daggers and shield inside wreath above * MANILA * / GIL within legend PREMIO * DEL * VALOR. Polished AU with minimal marks, strong luster, very well gilded with no trace of bronze exposed.