1894 Sadi Carnot Funeral Medal By Oscar Roty (france 1898) Museum Quality > Nr For Sale
1894 SADI CARNOT FUNERAL MEDAL by OSCAR ROTY (France 1898) MUSEUM QUALITY > NR
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Funeral of Sadi Carnot in 1894 by Oscar Roty.
Paris Mint, France.
Bronze (edge-marked). Approximately 57 X 80 mm.
This popular French President was delivering a speech on June 24, 1894 in Lyon when stabbed by an Italian anarchist, Sante Jeronimo Caseiro. The president died shortly thereafter. It was broadly seen as a horrific tragedy with widespread grief. An elaborate state funeral was held in the Pantheon, Paris.
This medal, dated 4 years later, recalls the viewing & funeral procession.
This example is very near Uncirculated. The aged patina is original, not cleaned, dipped or doctored. A few minuscule scattered specks. No notable contacts.
An identical example can be seen
A rare medal, particularly in this well-preserved state.
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