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4220689
422, Lot: 689. Estimate $100.
Sold for $110. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Royal (Restored). Louis Philippe. 1830-1848. Cast Pewter Medal (84mm, 62.60 g, 12h). On the 1832 Paris Cholera Epidemic. After a design by E. Rogat. Dated 1832. Aesculapius, warding off winged Death, who holds a victim left, standing right, holding wrist of woman seated left, embracing child; behind, woman standing weeping with E. ROGAT 1832 behind; in background, classical physicians, one holding a smoking bowl; E. ROGAT 1832 behind weeping woman; INVASION DU CHOLÉRA/EN 1832 in two lines in exergue / Incuse of obverse. See here (for medal in bronze). Good VF, toned, traces of green deposits in devicesholed for mounting.


Purchased from Richard Meignien at the Syndicat National des Experts Numismates et Numismates Professionnels (SNENNP), 15 October 2005.