CONGO 1935 Belgium Brussells Exposition by by Pierre Turin

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Collections: Medals, World Medals

Product type: Medal

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CONGO 1935 Brussells Exposition by by Pierre Turin 32mm bronze medal 16.76 grams.

Obverse: lady facing left CONGO / P. Turin

Reverse: EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE ET INTERNATIONALE BRUXELLES 1935

There were four medals designed by four French engravers, and struck by the Monnaie de Paris, and offered to Belgium during this 1935 exhibition - The Ardennes (Wallonia) by Morlon, Flanders by P. Lenoir, Manneken Pis (Brussels) by G. Prud'homme, and the example being offered Congo (Belgian) by P. Turin. The Paris Mint in a departure from their usual method of placing the Cornucopia privy mark on the edge, placed it and CU (bronze) in the exergue of the reverse.