British and World Coins, Historical Medals and Tokens (16 November 1994)

Date of Auction: 16th November 1994

Sold for £400

Estimate: £400 - £500

France, France, Napoleon III, Ministry of the Navy, gold presentation medal by Caque, head of Napoleon III to left, reverse allegorical figures supporting oval central panel, this stamped in relief “ministere de la marine a mr. ward agent vice consul de france a blyth services rendusa la marine francaise 1854”, 37mm, with ball and loop suspender, and blue, white and red ribbon, in origninal red leather fitted case, embossed in gilt on lid. About as struck