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Puerto Rico (under Spain), oval silver military medal (with crown bale from top, separated), Alfonso

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Medals & Tokens Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:600.00 - 900.00 USD
Puerto Rico (under Spain), oval silver military medal (with crown bale from top, separated), Alfonso
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Puerto Rico (under Spain), oval silver military medal (with crown bale from top, separated), Alfonso XII, Voluntarios de Puerto-Rico (1880), small-lamb variety, very rare. 38.5x30mm; 21.7 grams total. Obverse with bust of king, legend INTEGRIDAD DE LA PATRIA / CONSTANCIA; reverse with flag-bearing lamb on rock below F. I. with VOLUNTARIOS DE PUERTO-RICO in bottom legend. Made in Barcelona by B. Castells, rare as Type II (small lamb) and in silver. Lightly rainbow-toned XF, the separate crown at top missing a piece but the medal itself intact and well-preserved.