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Lot 201 – Europe ยป France

France 1899 (Ag) Prize Medal; Issued

France 1899 (Ag) Prize Medal; Issued in Paris as the Third Prize Award during the Carnivale La Micareme de Paris for the Costume entitled “Alhambra”. The loop top medal award measures 41mm and weighs 22.7 gr. The obverse depicts the Thesbian face of an agrieved actor’s face within a wreath. The engraving on the reverse reads “Alhambra, Bal de la Micareme 1899, 3rd Prix de Costume” within the wreath. The piece is topped with an eloborate loop retainer and silver loop.

Very rare and possibly a unique piece of circ

Estimate 250-350 CHF
Auction date Fri 21 Oct 2016 at 13:30:00 (Europe/Zurich)
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