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Mexico City, Mexico, gilt bronze oval medal, 1809, Mexican College.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Exonumia - Medals Start Price:140.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, gilt bronze oval medal, 1809, Mexican College.
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270.00USDto O*****y+ (47.25) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 May 16 @ 14:00UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, gilt bronze oval medal, 1809, Mexican College. Fonrobert-unl; Medina-unl; Grove-F-26b. 45x38mm, 28.61 grams. The April 1906 issue of the American Journal of Numismatics states, "this piece was not included in the Fonrobert collection, and Medina does not describe it, it will be of interest to American collectors to have the deficiency supplied." Obverse with bust of king inside legend FERDINANDO VII CAPTIVO REGNANTI / ANN . M . DCCCIX; reverse with three officials (left to right: bishop, governor, inquisitor) at a table above two globes, crown above with banner reading COETUIQUE NATIONALI PRO CAPTIVO REGENTI, legend COLLEGIUM MEXICANUM GRADU MAJUS FIDELITATE MAXIMUM., with small-font GUERRERO (engraver Jose Maria Guerrero) at bottom. Lustrous AU with surface hairlines, small spots of gilding removed on obverse.