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Panama (France), bronze medal, 1880, French Panama Canal Construction Commencement, ex-Rudman.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Exonumia - Medals Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Panama (France), bronze medal, 1880, French Panama Canal Construction Commencement, ex-Rudman.
SOLD
450.00USDto Meme43+ (85.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 May 03 @ 21:55UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Panama (France), bronze medal, 1880, French Panama Canal Construction Commencement, ex-Rudman. Plowman-CM5.1. 16.20 grams, 1-1/4" Engraved by famous French medalist Louis-Oscar Roty and issued to those who had purchased a certain amount of French Canal Company stock. Obverse: woman bringing together personifications of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, lighthouses and steamers in background, fish and drafting tools at bottom, legend above reads PERCEMENT DE L'ISTHME DE PANAMA; reverse: CANAL / DE PANAMA / COMPAGNIE UNIVERSELLE / DE CANAL INTEROCEANIQUE / 7 8 ET 9 DECEMBRE 1880 / A SES SOUSCRIPTEURS / LA BANQUE / PARISIENNE. Darkly toned XF+ with a few minor rim nicks. Pedigreed to the Isaac Rudman collection.