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E-auction 502-413602 - fme_790503 - LOVE AND MARRIAGE Plaque de noces

LOVE AND MARRIAGE Plaque de noces XF
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Estimate : 50 €
Price : 9 €
Maximum bid : 13 €
End of the sale : 28 November 2022 19:23:30
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Plaque de noces
Date: n.d.
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 57,5 mm
Engraver BAUDICHON René (1878-1963)
Weight : 207,35 g.
Edge : lisse + corne BRONZE
Puncheon : corne BRONZE
Coments on the condition:
Médaille nettoyée, des frottements dans les champs. Présence de coups et rayures. Taches d’oxydation
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Couple assis côte à côte, sous un chêne, regardant le paysage au loin. Signé : BAUDICHON.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Plat posé sur une plinthe, entouré d’épis de blé et de lierre. Signature en monogramme : RO.


Dimensions : 57,5*79,5 mm.

Historical background


It was customary in the past to give a treizain during the wedding mass. This treizain was blessed and signified entry into a community of property for the married couple. The treizain, which later became a medal or wedding token, was so called in honor of Jesus Christ and the twelve apostles. This practice continued until the first half of the 20th century. The reference work on the subject is the work of Jules Florange, Love and marriage in numismatics, Moulins, 1936 now replaced by that of Henri Térisse, La Numismatique du Mariage, Argenton-sur-Creuse 2008.

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