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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1012

Six French Medals, with Boxes

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

obverse La Marseillaise, by Henri Dubois (after Fran‡ois Rude), reverse society of military instruction, silvered bronze, 68 mm; Urbain Le Verrier, father of meteorology, gilt bronze, edge engraved "Amilhat. J 1945", 53 mm; Paris 1e Arrondissement, bronze, 68 mm; Casimir Perier inauguration, bronze, engraved "Jourde/Depute", 72 mm; Ville de Marseille, bronze, unengraved, 68 mm; General Leclerc de Hauteclocque, gilt bronze, edge engraved "Jean Friderich Med. des Evades", 108 mm

Provenance: Virginia Private Collection


good overall, La Marseillaise medal with light indecipherable scratches inside cartouche; some outer boxes with wear and loose hinges

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