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PART VII

WORLD MEDALS

AUSTRIA

Franz Joseph (1848-1918)
#127 1898, AE medal commemorating 50 years of reign, obv: head of Emperor r., FRANC. IOS. I. D. G. IMP. AUSTR REX BOH. ETC. AC. AP. REX. HUNG. Around, rx: SIGNUM / MEMORIAE on a tablet in two lines within a wreath of laurel and oak MDCCCXLVIII – MDCCCXCVIII around, 37 mm in diameter, XF
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AUSTRIAN NETHERLANDS

Charles de Cobenzl Minister Plenipotentiary under Empress Maria Theresia (1753-1770)
#128 1759, AE medal by Roettiers commemorating Charles de Cobenzl receiving Order of the Golden Fleece , Kenis 344, obv: bust right CAR.C.COBENZL AUG.IN BELG.ADMINIST, rx: STATUTA - ORDINIS on an open book, surrounded by the order of the Golden Fleece, GRATITUDO - AUGUSTORUM around, F.X.DECR.S.P.Q.B / 1759 in exergue in 2 lines, 33 mm in diameter, XF-AU
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CANADA

George V (1910-1936)
#129 1927, AE confederation medal, obv: joined heads of Victoria and George V l., 1867 . CONFEDERATION. 1927. CANADA., rx: Britain's Coat of Arms, 26 mm in diameter, XF
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DENMARK

Christian X (1912-1947),
#130 1945, AE medal for Help to France, obv: patriarchal cross with FRANKRIGSHJAELPEN and 19 - 45 across vertical bar, PARIS I KOBENHAVN 9 NOV. on a ribbon below, rx: USAARLIG / VAR DIN AAND / DIN ROD / DIN STAMME / DU TGREB / MED LAENKET / HAAND / DIN FRIHEDS / FLAMME in 9 lines, 32 mm in diameter, XF
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FINLAND

Nikolai II (1895-1917)
#131 1898, Silver plated AE medal for singing competition in Pori, June 21-23, obv: City's Coat of Arms, LAULU JA SOITTO JUHLA PORISSA around, * 18 21-23/VI 89 * below, rx: Muse by the seashore Mathilda engraved above, 26 mm in diameter, VF-XF
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FRANCE

Third Republic (1871-1940)
#132 1895, October, Silver plated AE medal by L. Bottee, Commemorating visit of Russian fleet from Cronshtadt to Toulon, 36 mm in diameter, VF-XF
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#133 1914, AR(?) patriotic medal by Henri Dubret, unusual triangular shape with French Rooster defeating German Eagle, uniface in original fitted box on silver(?) chain, 30 x 35 mm, XF-AU
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#134 1914, AE medal by Anie (Melanie) Mouroux, obv: veiled woman cradling a child, VIVANT – SOUVENIR around, artist's signature at 8:00, rx: Altar with fallen tree and 1914 date at the left, with POVR LA PATRIE on the top, artist’s signature at 5:00, 51mm in diameter, XF-AU
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#135 ND (1914-1918), AE medal by Rene Baudichon, commemorating activity of Red Cross during WWI, obv: military doctor and nurse attending to wounded soldier, hospital with wounded soldiers behind, artist's signature at 5:00, rx: Red Cross shield above blank tablet, olive twigs behind, 46 mm in diameter, XF-AU
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#136 , 1917, Al uniface medallion celebrating Bastille Day, obv: wounded soldier greeted by crowned woman JOVRNEE-DE-PARIS 14 JULEE around 1917 below, incused *ARGIUM in small circle at 5:00, 28 mm in diameter, XF
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#137 ND, AE medal by Jean Vernon celebrating Jean de la Fontaine (1621-1695), rx: Muse-puppeteer playing with goat and fox puppets JE MESSERS / D'ANIMAVX POVR / INSTRVIRE LES / HOMMES (I use animals to educate men) in 4 lines, 60 mm in diameter , XF
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Fifth Republic (1958-)
#138 1984, June, AE medal commemorating 40 years of liberating city of Bayeux from Germans, obv: city few with a city shield, artist's initials JB and E at 5:00, rx: patriarchal cross inside of V braking chains, shield above dividing JUIN 1944 – JUIN 1984, FRANCE at 7:00, 36mm in diameter, XF-AU
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GERMANY AND GERMAN STATES
#139 PRUSSIA, ND, AR medal by E. Weigand on Wedding anniversary of Wilhelm II and Auguste Victoria, Wght: 51 g, Ø 45mm, in fancy original box of issue. I have several of those medals in stock and had many more before, but never in the original box, XF-AU *ea139.jpg
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#140 SAXONY CLAUSTHAL, ND, AE jeton by Johann Wilhelm Schlemm (1745-1790) Clausthal Mint Director 1789-1788), obv: Fortune walking r. along shoreline, FORTVNA – VARIABILIS around, small sail ship to the r., rx: JUSTICE stg. OMNIA CVM PONDERE NVMERO & MENSURA around, I.W.S. In exergue, 26 mm in diameter, VF-XF
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Third Reich (1933-1945)
#141 GERMANY, 1942, May 15th, Iron medallion on Death of Gauleiter Carl Roever , obv: head of Roever to the l., GAULEITER CARL ROVER 15.5.1942 around, rx: 10 in a center of a circle with SALZGITTER A.G.B.H. Around, 29 mm in diameter holed at 12:00. High Nazi party official, extreme anti-Semite responsible for deaths of thousands of Jews is believed by some historians to be eliminated by Martin Borman due to Roever's erratic behavior as a result of complications of syphilis, slightly rusted, VF-XF
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#142 GERMANY, 1958, AE medal commemorating 800 years of establishment of Munich by Henry the Lion in 1158, obv: knight in armor turned r., city views by the river on each side HEINRICH-DER-LOWE – GRUNDER-DER-STADT-MUNCHEN around, rx: 800 / JAHRE / MUNCHEN / 1158-1958 / Coat of Arms, in 5 lines, 39 mm in diameter , VF-XF
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#143 GERMANY, ND, AR(?) medal mounted on marble base as a wall hanging. , View of a bishopric 100 x 100 mm, VF-XF
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#144 GERMANY-AUSTRIA-HUNGARY, ND, Silver plated AE medallion of Kremnitz “ducat”, St George spearing dragon to the r., S.GEORGIVS.EQVITVM.PATRONVS around, rx: sail beat at sea, INTEMPESTATE . . SECVRITAS around, 26 mm in diameter, suspension loop is broken off, few spots of corrosion,, VF-XF
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GREAT BRITAIN

George II (1727-1760)
#145 1757, AE token celebrating Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, Mitchiner 5076, obv: horseman to the r., THE.MOST.HEROIC.C.F.III.K.of.PRUSSIA around, Who Conq'd Austrians / Russians French / Imperialist / Swedes in 4 lines in exergue, rx: Justice stg. SPARES THE HUMBLE & SUBDUES THE PROUD around, some old filing marks on rx at 6:00, 32 mm in diameter, F-VF
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$35

Victoria (1837-1901)
#146 1897, June 22, AE medal by H.A. Brown , Br 3578, Commemorating Queen's Diamond Jubilee, obv: joined busts of young and old Queen Victoria l., CELEBRATION OF QUEEN'S DIAMOND JUBILEE AT HALL . JUNE 22 1897 . around, rx: Triple Crown coat of arms of Hull, ROYAL TOWN THOU HAST THREE CROWNS around, 38 mm in diameter, XF
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INDIA
#147 1932, AE jeton, obv: two rampant lions facing each other, crown above, shield below in stars and florals, rx: MAHATMA / GHANDI / INDIA / 1932 in laurel wreath in 4 lines, 23 mm in diameter , In 1932 imprisoned Mahatma Ghandi went on hunger strike to protest British proposed law unfair to lower classes, VF
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ISRAEL
#148 1968, AE medal to commemorate 20th Anniversary of State of Israel, Obv: Moshe Dayan bust in combat gear in front of the Whaling Wall turned l., date 5-11.VI.1967 (6 Day War) below, 60 mm in diameter, XF
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#149 (1968), AE medal by “Shekel” to commemorate fallen soldiers of 1st Golani Infantry Brigade 5708-528 (1948-1968), obv: “To Golani Fighters To Comrades Who Fell, To The First and To The Successors. Golani Brigade symbol tree / Golani Brigade Symbolic Eternal Flame, VF-XF
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#150 1975, AR Volunteers Medal, .935 silver, Weight 26 g, 37 mm in diameter, Cat # 10806092, in original holder of issue with Certificate Of Authenticity, proof-like BU
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#151 1977, November 19, AR medal On the occasion of President Sadat's visit to Israel, .999 silver, Weight: 80 g, 59 mm in diameter, in original holder of issue with Certificate Of Authenticity , UNC
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ITALY
#152 1938, AE medal by A. Guiliana, obv: head of Mussolini l., PRINCEPS – JUVENTUYIS around, rx: artist's tools, CVLTVRA / ARTE in 2 lines above, XVI to the left, LITTORALI around, PALERMO in exergue, artist's signature on palette, 35 mm in diameter, XF
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#153 1960 (1956), AE private medallion of Lui Romano family by Monassi (Guerrino Mattia), Obv: male head l., ROMANO – LVI- around MONASSI at 7:00 1960 at 5:00, rx: 3 female heads, ROMANO LUI'S WIFE AND DAUGHTERS around, ROME 1956 Z in right field, 27 mm in diameter. Not matter that this medal is personal, not many private people could afford a leading Italian medallist design a medal in 1956 and strike it in 1960., UNC
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#154 1967 (August 24, 1964), AE medal by Luigi Strassobpsco, commemorating biologist Umberto D'Ancona (1896-1964), BOTTACIN (2005) PAGE 141 #1, obv: man's head r., VMBERTO – D'ANCONA around, rx: FIVME / IX-V-MDCCCIXVI / . / PADOVA / XXIV-VIII-MCMLXIV, 60 mm in diameter, very scarce!, VF-XF
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#155 1977, AE medal by Monassi (Guerrino Mattia), Obv: standing man MONASSI at his feet, 100 / FURLANS below, UN MODON PAR OMPE O' TORNARIN A PLOMP around, rx: throne with a sword in front, NASCITE DE PATRIE DAL FRIUL 1077 1977 around , interesting medallion with appearance of suggested denomination, UNC
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MEXICO
#156 1962, Mo, AR centennial medal, Grove 800A, Wght: 21.8 g, 36 mm in diameter, celebrating victory in battle at Puebla by Ignacio Zaragosa on May 5th 1862, lustrous, XF
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$95

NETHERLANDS
#157 1776, AE jeton, obv: scale with Sun to the r, and blessing hand from a cloud to the l. on top, bee hive below and RESPONDENT INTIMA QUANTO around, rx: coat of arms, L.C.RV.ERT.C.O.M.M.M.Z.Z.1776, 25 mm in diameter, VF-XF
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UNITED NATIONS
#158 1970, Franklin Mint, AR medal commemorating 25th Anniversary of the United Nations, Wght : 26.4 g, 32 mm in diameter, marked STERLING 6656 on edge, PROOF
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U.S.A.
#159 1852, AE award medal by L. , obv: Goddess with small wreath in r. hand and cornucopia in l., in front of fields, small coat of arms of Connecticut below, CONNECTICUT STATE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY around and ENCORPORATED 1852 at the bottom rx: wreath of corn stalks, AWARDED TO on top and Dr. E.B Lyon. / New Britain / FOR / Skill in training / Animals in 5 lines in script, 76 mm in diameter, in beautiful fancy original velvet and leather case, AU
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#160 1861, September 2, AE medal by Anthony C. Paquet “Oath of Allegiance” , Jul CM-2c, obv: bust of George Washington r., THE CONSTITUTION IS SACREDLY OBLIGATORY ON ALL around rx: U.S. MINT OATH OF ALLEGIANCE TAKEN BY THE OFFICERS AND WORKMEN SEPT. 1861. JAS. POLLOCK DIR in 6 lines inside laurel wreath, 31mm in diameter, in original dark chocolate/mahogany patina , UNC
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#161 ND (Post Civil War), AE token (often described as Civil War Token), obv: Army and Navy officers shake hands in front of Liberty, rx: pastoral scene, OMNIA RELINQUIT SERVARE REM PUBLICAM around (He relinquished everything to serve republic), 19 mm in diameter , VF
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#162 1879 (1891), AR award medal of Samuel Bridge foundation, Jul # SC-52, awarded to Louis Peterson in 1891, Wght: Wght: 17.6g, 34 mm in diameter,, The Samuel Bridge silver medals were awarded to the top male students of San Francisco schools from 1879 to 1915. They were usually known as "Bridge Medals". , VF-XF
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#163 ND, AE Merchant token, Roul IL 26, obv: PEARSON & DANA * BOOTS & SHOES * rx: * WHOLESALE & RETAIL * 184 LAKE ST. CHICAGO, * ILL * , VF-XF
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#164 ND, AE award medal in strong Art Nouveau style , AWARDED TO / Fred L. Johnson / FOR EXCELLENCE IN incuse in 3 lines, ORATORY on a tablet, UNIVERISTY OF MICHIGAN incused below, Monogram in oval tablet among very elaborate floral pattern, rx: M of U in the center incused, surrounded by floral wreath. In handsome original velvet and leather box, 64 mm in diameter, VF-XF
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#165 ND, AE award medal by Edward Stabler, Jul AM-31b, obv: Justice with scale and sword in front of articles of commerce and ships with MARYLAND INSTITUTE FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE MECHANICAL ARTS around and BALTIMORE in exergue, rx: AWARDED TO above oak wreath, 51 mm in diameter, VF-XF
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#166 1926, AR Sterling medal by Dieges & Clust, Awarded to Philip Diamond for 2 mile run in Paterson, NJ, obv: running man, facing two symbols on each side in laurel wreath, . PATERSON . N . J . on the ribbon at the bottom, Wght: 17.5g, 35 mm in diameter, VF-XF *ea166.jpg
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#167 1932, AE medal by John R. Sinnok, obv: bust of Benjamin Franklin to the r., . BENJAMIN . FRANKLIN . around, * 1706 * / 1790 below, rx: 4 allegorical female figures stg. In from of Benjamin Franklin tombstone PHILOSOHY . LITERATURE . SCIENCE . PATRIOTISM . around, JRS – 1932 in exergue, 75 mm in diameter , XF-AU
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#168 1969, July 20, Al medal, commemorating Apollo 11th flight to the Moon , obv: Apollo 11 and an Astronaut standing next to it on Lunar surface, APOLLO 11 underneath, ARMSTRONG . COLLONS . ALDRIN above, rx: full Moon, COMMEMORATING MAN'S FIRST STEP ON MOON'S SERFACE above it, JULY 20, 1969 below, that's one small / step for a man, / one giant leap / for mankind / NEIL ARMSTRONG over it in 5 lines, AU
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#169 1976, Al Bicentennial medal, commemorating First Coining Meeting , obv: Founding Fathers being presented something, 200TH ANNIVERSARY / OF UNITED STATES in two lines above, FIST COINING MEETING / . 1776 . 1976 . in two lines below, rx: building, UNITED STATES MINT / PHILADELPHIA in two lines, scroll and pen below, Liberty Bell with * 1776 * to the l. *1976 * to the r. PROCLAIM – LIBERTY / THROUGHOUT ALL THE LANDS above it, BICENTENNIAL OF INDEPENDENCE around, XF
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USSR
#170 1987, May 15, Al Alloy medal commemorating launch of spaceship “Energia” (Energy). That failed launch was carrying military laser system “Polyus” (Pole) marked as “Mir 2” (Peace 2). It never reached the orbit and two following attempts had failed as well, obv: Spaceship on a scaffold 15 MAЯ 1987г. 21ч. 30м. / KOCMOДPOM<<БAЙKOHУP around, rx: MEДAЛ ЬOH / ИЗГOTOBЛEH / ИЗ METAЛЛA / PAKETЫHOCИTEЛЯ / “ЭHEPГИ Я” (This medallion is made out of metal from rocket “Energy”) in 5 lines, 3 tulips below and 5 stars on a ribbon above. Very RARE!!!, AU
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