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Lot 899 - Auction 15

Italy, Rome, Gold Medal, 1853, for J. C. De Bourguet, commander of French troops in Rome; AV (g 202; mm 67; h 12); CAPITOLIVM RESTITVTVM, piazza del Capidoglio, Rv. SPQR JULIO CAUVIN DE BOURGUET D D MDCCLIII. Turricchia, p. 204, 137.
Exceptional state of preservation, about fdc.

For the obverse, it was used the Mercandetti’s die that shows the restoration of Piazza of the Campidoglio, instead the reverse displays the name to whom was dedicated the medal.


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