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Louis XV (1715-1774)
#380133 October 25, 1722, Paris cornucopia (1880), AE medal by Du Vivier on Coronation of Louis XV in Rheims Cathedral., Med.Fr. 263.H, Ø73mm, Wght 189g, VF-XF
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$250.00
#420243 1813, AE medal for arquebuse shooting competition in Chateau-Thierry, T.N 59.6, Bramsen 1316, d'Essling 1848, 27mm, VF-XF
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$45.00

Louis XVIII (1814-1824)
#410247 ND (ca 1814), AE medal by Gayrard For supporters of Restoration of House of Bourbon. Obv: Portraits of Henri VI, the first Bourbon and Louis XVIII to the right, rx: A NOS FIDELES SUJETS POUR AVOIR SPONTANEMENT ET DE LEURS DENIERS RETABLI LA STATUE DE NOTRE VI AIEUL HENRI IV (to our loyal subjects for their money and spontaneously restored the statue of our ancestor Henri IV), 32 mm, XF
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$75.00

Louis XVIII (1815-1824)
#360249 1819, AE medal by Jeuffroy of Francesco Petrarca from Durand's Numismatic Series, SLABBED, NGC MS 64 BN
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$195.00

Louis Philippe I (1830-1848)
#340398 1833 AE medal by Jean-Jacques Barre dedicated to two great men Franklin and Montyon, chocolate brown patina, Ø 41 mm, XF+
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$40.00
#420244 1833, 28th of July, AE medal by Seurre and Domard, commemorating return of the State of Napoleon to Paris, 23mm, VF-XF
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$35.00
#420245 1844, 15th of January, AE medal commemorating inauguration of monument to Molier, D 437, 23mm, VF-XF
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$30.00
#410248 1847 AR medal by E. Mouchon for the Trade Union Philanthropic Society founded in 1847 in Paris with the name of J B. Idiart as its delegate cut in die. ON NE PEUT ETRE HEUREUR QUE LES UNS PAR LES AUTRES (we can not be happy with each other) on obv., and L’UNION DU COMMERCE SOCIETE PHILANTROPOQUE FONDEE A PARIS EN 1847 (Trade Union Philanthropic Society founded in 1847 in Paris) on rx., Wght: 69.4g, 50 mm. In original box, AU
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#420246 1848, 21st of May, AE medal commemorating Statue of Liberty at the Festival of Harmony, 28mm, some original red, AU
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Second Republic(1848-1852)

Napoleon III(1852-1871)
#360251 1855, AE prize medal at the Paris World Fair by Albert Barre awarded to O.G. Rejlander, Wolverhampton, few edge bumps, Ø60mm, VF-XF
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#420247 ND (1857), Lot of 3, AE medals commemorating Pierre Jean de Beranger, "the most popular songwriter of all times", 24mm, 23mm, 17mm, XF, VF, Ch AU
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#410249 1861, AE gilded medal by J.C. Chaplain for the Prudent Savings Fund of Paris, issued in 1861 to F. Rousseau, the Administrator. 57 mm in original box, AU
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$125.00
#420248 1862, 15th of September, AE medal by J. Peyre and Stern for the SOCIETE DU PRINCE IMPERIAL. Obv: Head of Napoleon IV, 28mm, VF-XF
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Third Republic (1871-1940)
#410250 1874, March 16, AE medal by Louis Merley commemorating 18th birthday of Prince Napoleon IV (1856-1879), The medal designed by a well known French medalist was very likely struck at Paris Mint, though struck during Third Republic when Napoleon IV was in Exile in England Proclaimed as the King of France by exiled Bonapartists, 45 mm, EF-AU
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#420249 1875, AE medal of Second Class of Lycee Henry IV, the most prestigious secondary school in France, to Mrcel Charlot 1874-1875, 51mm. Struck at Paris mint, VF-XF
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$150.00
#430126 1885, Bronze award medal by O. Roty from French Academy of Science to Chuchu. Henri Boully as President 1884-1885, 66 mm in diameter, VF-XF, 66 mm, VF-XF
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#420250 ND, AE 12 sous Littry Mines token, Florange 59, ACJM Mines 2.2, 22mm, VG-F
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#420251 ND, AE Olivier de Serres medal by H. de Longueil from Agricultural Society of Vienne, Isere., 43mm, VF-XF
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#400197 ND, AE medal by Alphee Dubois Awarded to a Member of Jury in General Agricultural Contest of Paris from Ministry of Agriculture, 50 mm, AU
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$95.00
#400198 ND (before 1918), AR gilt Award medal by L.O. Mattei. Unissued in original case by M. Delande, Paris, 1 ARGENT on the edge, 50 mm, Wght: 61.2g. Beautiful example of Art Nouveau, UNC
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$250.00
#370197 1884, AR GILT medal by Brenet for 7th Congress on Geography at Toulouse Geographic Exposition, Ø42 mm, Wght: 39.1gr, XF-AU
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$250.00
#370198 1889, AE medal by Alexandre Charpentier, Souvenir of Ascending to the top of the Eiffel Tower, Ø 40 mm, XF
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$50.00
#240643 1906, 17-Jan, Bronze medal by Leon Deschamps, commemorating election of Armand Fallieres as President by the National Assembly, Ø 72mm, XF
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#410251 ND (1912) Art Nouveau white porcelain bisque plaque by Felix Rasumny, Russian born, but educated and residing in France sculptor and medalist author of many medals and coins. This plaque is the same as bronze medal "GLORIA" by him, it depicts French Helmet Marianne with ".GLORIA." below and F. Rasumny to her left, I have seen a bronze medals offered described as an award for a shooting match with embossed inscription on verso ''Prix De Tir Offert Par M.M. Les Officiers Du 91''. I had never seen one like mine and have not found one offered on internet. Is this item a trial for a medal or simply a copy? I am offering you to decide. Considering potential reward, it may not be such a big gamble. 60 mm x 46 mm, AU
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#240646 1913, 17-Jan, Bronze medal by L. Deschamps, commemorating election of Raymond Poincare as President by the National Assembly, Ø 72mm, XF
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#240647 1920, 17-Jan, Bronze medal by L. Deschamps, commemorating election of Paul Deschanel as President by the National Assembly, Ø 72mm, Issued to Senator Count of Alsace, Prince D'Henin, XF
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#340401 1922, 27-Dec, AE medal by O. Roty for Centennial of Birth of Louis Pasteur (man, who ruined the milk), Ø 31 mm, XF
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$45.00
#370199 ND, Gilt Bronze medal for the Canine Society of Berry-Nivernais, Ø46 mm, unissued, As Struck
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$75.00
#370200 ND, AE Shooting Competition Prize medal by Dubois, Ø32 mm, VF-XF
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$20.00

Fifth Republic (1959-)
#410252 1989 AE medal by Roger B. Baron, one of the best 20th century medalists in Paris, commemorating city of Nimes, city with some of the best preserved Roman structures in France. Obv: Maison Carrée (square house) an ancient Roman Temple in Nîmes, the best preserved Roman temple façade to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire, VILLE DE NIMES on top and R.B. BARON on left, rx:4 historic city seals, R.B. BARON on the bottom, marked 1989 bronze and privy mark on edge in original box, marked S.N.A.G. Paris, 69 mm, UNC
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