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Mexico City, Mexico, gold-plated silver oval medal, 1809, New Spain merchants.

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Mexico City, Mexico, gold-plated silver oval medal, 1809, New Spain merchants.
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This item SOLD at 2018 May 16 @ 13:59UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, gold-plated silver oval medal, 1809, New Spain merchants. Fonrobert-6484; Grove-unl (cf. F24b).. 58x47mm, 67.26 grams. Obverse with bust of king inside legend AMADO FERNANDO VII . EL COMERCIO DE N. E. DERRAMARA GUSTOSO SU SANGRE EN TU DEFENSA.; reverse with Mars and Mercury standing side-by-side with arms and naval equipment at feet inside legend LA INDUSTRIA Y EL UALOR SE UNIRAN EN DEFENSA DEL MONARCA., with exergue * TOMAS SURIA EN * / MEXICO AGOSTO / DE 1809 as engraved by Tomas Suria. Fully detailed but polished XF with the gilding quite faded, toned around details, made with loop and shoulders at top. Grove lists gold-plated bronze but not gold-plated silver.