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Resurrection of San Francisco Medallion

Object Number: 
INV.10762
Date: 
1906
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 9/16 in. ( 9.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "Lovis Bottee" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "L. Bottee" Inscription: edge, lower center: "1ARGENT"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing draped allegorical female figure representing France, standing in front of panoramic view of San Francisco; legend: "1906 SAN-FRANCISCO." Reverse depicts seated allegorical figure of France, holding olive branch out to American eagle across the ocean; legend above: "AU PEUPLE AMERICAIN A LA VILLE DE SAN-FRANCISCO"; inscription in exergue: "SYMPATHIE/ADMIRATION/LA REPUBLIQUE/FRANCAISE."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group