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Live auction - fme_725289 - GREAT-BRITAIN - VICTORIA Médaille, Congrès de la Paix, Représentation des français

GREAT-BRITAIN - VICTORIA Médaille, Congrès de la Paix, Représentation des français AU
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Estimate : 300 €
Price : 160 €
Maximum bid : 160 €
End of the sale : 08 March 2022 19:07:03
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Médaille, Congrès de la Paix, Représentation des français
Date: 1851
Mint name / Town : Angleterre, Londres
Metal : silver
Diameter : 50,5 mm
Weight : 59,57 g.
Edge : lisse
Puncheon : sans poinçon
Coments on the condition:
Traces de manipulation et fines rayures dans les champs, suite à un léger nettoyage. Présence de quelques concrétions. Aspect irisé au revers

Obverse


Obverse legend : “GLOIRE SOIT A DIEU DANS LES LIEUX TRES HAUT ! / QUE LA PAIX SOIT SUR LA TERRE ENVERS LES HOMMES BONNE VOLONTÉ”.
Obverse description : Colombe, un rameau d’olivier dans le bec, survole le globe terrestre.

Reverse


Reverse legend : AUX / QUINZE / OUVRIERS PARISIENS / QUI ONT / SI HABILEMENT REPRESENTES / LEURS / CONFRERES DE LA FRANCE / AU CONGRES DE LA PAIX / A LONDRES / 22-23-24 JUILLET / 1851.
Reverse description : Légende en 11 lignes entre deux rameaux. Signé : BENNETT - CHEAPSIDE - LONDON.

Historical background


GREAT BRITAIN - VICTORIA

(20/06/1837-22/01/1901)

Victoria (1819-1901) is the daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, and granddaughter of George III. She succeeded her uncle William IV in 1837 and married her cousin Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg in 1840, against the advice of his mother. She has had nine children, but was widowed in 1861. While respecting the rules of the parliamentary system, it attempts to impose its views in the field of foreign affairs. His favorite, Disraeli, giving him the title of Empress of India in 1876. Respected and loved, active and assertive, Victoria appears in his time as a symbol of imperialist England. His reign marked the apogee of British power.

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