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Samuel-Jean Pozzi: Surgeon, Gynecologist, and Numismatist

422, Lot: 693. Estimate $150.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, temp. Troisième République. Samuel-Jean Pozzi. 1846-1918. Cast Æ Medal (67mm, 138.70 g, 12h). By J.C. Chaplain. Dated 1905. PROFESSEUR · SAMUEL · POZZI · DE L´ACMIE DE · MEDECINE, mantled bust left, wearing the Commandeur degree of the Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur; J · C ·/CHAPLAIN/1905 / TRAITE DE GYNECOLOGIE, Gynecology, wearing laurel wreath, standing slightly left and embracing nude plaintive woman seated to right on examining table and warning off skeleton, wearing shroud, standing behind to right; tray with medical implements in front of examining table and to left of Gynecologie. Edge: (cornucopia) BRONZE. See Baldwin 88, lot 3149 (for another example). EF, minor edge nick.

Purchased from Michael Agathe, 16 March 2011.