A Collection of Life Saving Awards formed by Dr Paul Démogé

Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £320

Estimate: £300 - £400

France, Second Republic, Medal of Honour for Saving Life, Ministry of the Marine, large silver medal, 5th issue, 42mm, 5th model reverse inscribed ‘A Jes. Tatem. Capitaine de la Goëlette Angse. Pilot. Courage et Dévouemt. pour Secourir des Marins Français en Détresse. 1849’ on cartouche flanked by supporters, with ball and ring suspension, silver stamp to edge, nearly extremely fine, scarce £300-400