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Lot 2180    SESSION 6 (7.00PM WEDNESDAY 25TH NOVEMBER)    World Historical Medals

Estimate $130
SOLD $130

FRANCE, Henry IV, modern cast copy of the bronze medal (100mm, 470g) by G.Dupre, celebrating the birth of the dauphin in 1603, obverse, conjoined busts of Henry IV and Marie de Medicis, HENRIC IIII R CHRIS MARIA AVGVSTA around, reverse, Henry as Mars and Maria as Minerva standing, between them their son the dauphin, an eagle holding a crown above, PROPAGO IMPERII around, G.Dupre.E in exergue (see Forrer Vol I, p656), edge stamped 'Bronze' with hallmark cornucopia. With cabinet friction, otherwise extremely fine.

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