World Historical Medals From the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £130

Estimate: £100 - £150

FRANCE, Tête d’Enfant, 1934, an octagonal bronze plaque by P. Turin, child’s head left, rev. rocking horse, Teddy bear and football, named in exergue (Au Docteur Siguret, Jean-François Champ, 2750ème), 55mm (CGMP p.383; BM Acq. 1978-82, p.60, 132; cf. DNW 64, 1397). Extremely fine, attractive £100-150


Provenance: DNW Auction 64, 14 December 2004, lot 1397.

The inscription refers to the doctor having delivered 2,750 children. Worthy of further research