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Lot 2383    SESSION 5 (2.00PM WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY)    World Historical Medals

Estimate $120
SOLD $80

WORLD MEDALS, France, Chambre de Commerce, Rouen, 1802, in silver (34mm hexagonal) by Lecomte, obverse, winged Mercury holding caduceus and cornucopia flying above city of Rouen with River Seine in foreground, reverse, legend in seven lines within open wreath; Marriage of Napoleon III to Eugenie de Montijo, 1853, in bronze (57mm), obverse view of Cathedrale de Paris by E.Dubois 1842, reverse, marriage details in eight lines; Norway, 900th Anniversary of Trondheim, 1897, in tin (61mm) by Ivor Throndsen, obverse, view of Cathedral, reverse, Viking scene. Second medal with edge nicks and uneven tone on reverse, good very fine - nearly uncirculated. (3)

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