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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1219

SWITZERLAND, République et Canton de Genève. Genève. AR Medal (50mm, 59.33 g, 12h). Distribution to the Officers of the Swiss Garrison Sent to Genève Because of the French Invasion of Savoie, 1692-1697. Undated, but struck end of 17th century.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1219.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

World, Silver

Sold For $ 5 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SWITZERLAND, République et Canton de Genève. Genève. AR Medal (50mm, 59.33 g, 12h). Distribution to the Officers of the Swiss Garrison Sent to Genève Because of the French Invasion of Savoie, 1692-1697. Undated, but struck end of 17th century. (rosette) RESPVBLICA (rosette) GENEVENSIS (rosette) , civic coat-of-arms; above, radiate medallion inscribed IHS with Ω above / POST · TENEBRAS · LVX on banner, city view of Genève seen from aerial perspective above Lac Léman; above, civic-coat-of-arms within ornate frame over banner inscribed GENEVA · CIVITAS ·. See “Médailles genevoises décernées au ‘secourssuisse’ du xviie au xixe siècle,” in SNR XVII (1911), 3. Toned, edge marks. EF.

Ex Numismatica Genevensis SA VI (30 November 2010), lot 942.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.