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fme_700943 - SWITZERLAND - CANTON OF BERN Médaille, Construction du pont de Nydegg sur l’Aar

SWITZERLAND - CANTON OF BERN Médaille, Construction du pont de Nydegg sur l’Aar AU
200.00 €(Approx. 226.00$ | 170.00£)
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Type : Médaille, Construction du pont de Nydegg sur l’Aar
Date: 1844
Mint name / Town : Suisse, Berne
Metal : copper
Diameter : 57,5 mm
Weight : 85,63 g.
Edge : lisse
Puncheon : sans poinçon
Coments on the condition:
Jolie patine marron avec quelques traces de manipulation
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient d’une vente Chaponnière, lot 112, VSO II

Obverse


Obverse legend : URBI - PATRIAE.
Obverse description : Victoire ailée sonnant la trompe une couronne à la main survole la foule rassemblée au pied du pont nouvellement construit. Signé : F. ABERLI.

Reverse


Reverse legend : DURC VEREINTE HAND / BERNISCHER BÜRGER / ZU STADT UND LAND / DER KÜHNE BOGEN / ÜBER DIE AARE GEZOGEN / IN VIER JAHREN ERSTAND / 1840-1844.
Reverse description : Légende en 7 lignes horizontales dans une couronne de chêne.

Historical background


SWITZERLAND - BERNE

Switzerland's entry into the French orbit since 1799 after the defeat against Zürich Suvorov. System Republic "Sister" is imposed Townships and Geneva was annexed to France. The Swiss Confederation left the French alliance in 1813 and regained its independence and freedom cantons. Berne, who had been a military post since 1191 before becoming an imperial city, receives the right to mint coins in 1218 and joined Confederation in 1353.

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