Rare 1966 Mid-city Antique Bronze Mardi Gras Doubloon--no. 2 For Sale
Here'stheVery Rare 1966Krewe ofMid-City Antique BronzeDoubloon (No. 2). 'Entwined Hearts'Logo and is dated 1966. Thereversefeaturesthe Alabama Flag Superimposed on a Confederate Flagand reads"HONORING GREATEST BANDS IN DIXIE...SALUTATIONS GREAT STATE OF ALABAMA...STORIES THAT LIVE mm or 1 1/2" however both the obverse and reverse have a mottling pattern on them probably because the doubloon was left in a case with styrofoam for some time before being removed. It has been gently cleaned and looks OK, but is not as nice as No. 1. Payment due within 48 hours of of Mid-City made its first appearance in 1934. Thirteen years later, their ingenuity brought Animation to Mardi Gras floats using the most inexhaustable source of energy known to man---Boy Scouts!Mid-City's Entwined Hearts Logo symbolizes its tradition since its inception that the King and Queen and Dukes and Maids are real life husbands and wives. In 1963, Mid-City organized the "Greatest Bands in Dixie" Contest and brought in High School bands from throughout the South to compete in a Mardi Gras Parade Forum for the title of "Greatest Band in Dixie." The Mid-City Motto 'Pour La Joie De Vivre' means simply 'For the Joy of Life." The 2010 Doubloon Guide lists this doubloon at $15.00.
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