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1880 Bronze Medal 150 Years Anniversary City of Baltimore George Calvert Bust

  • $ 119.99

Description: A 1880 bronze commemorative medal. This 31 millimeter medal comes with a loop on top for hanging. The obverse of the medal has the image of George Calvert with the legend "*GEORGE CALVERT*THE FIRST LORD OF BALTIMORE*" along the edge of the medal surrounding the image. The reverse shows the image of the Battle Monument in downtown Baltimore flanked by the dates 1730 1880 OCT. 11TH and is surrounded by the legend "*150 ANNIVERSARY OF THEFOUNDING OF THE CITY OF BATIMORE" along the edge. The medal has a plain edge, measures 31mm and weighs 14 grams. A nice very fine or better medal, which would make a worthy addition to any collection. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1880.

Origin: Purchased at a general national auction.

Artist: Unknown.

Weight and Size: The medal weighs ~14 grams and is ~31 millimeters in diameter.

Maker: Unknown.

Marks: Unmarked.

Reference: We were unable to identify any mention of the medal in our library of references.

Condition: The medal is very fine or much better with all of its details being well preserve. The medal shows some wear and minimum surface marks. It is nicely toned and has some staining on the reverse. The medal has a few minor and small dings to the edge of the reverse and much less to the edge of the obverse. A nice, uncommon, and relatively scarce medal in very fine condition, which would make a nice addition to your collection. Please view photos for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of the piece.

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