1907 Large Bronze Medal Art Deco Design Diffusion of Electricity P-M. Dammann
Description: A nice large and heavy bronze medal from 1907. This is the Paris Mint strike of the famous 1907 Paul-Marcel Dammann Art Deco medal commemorating the diffusion of electricity. The obverse of the medal depicts a tall slender woman, standing on steps, in a long gown with her hands up and rays coming out of them and reaching a city below. The Letters C-P-D-E (for Cie Pour le Diffusion d'Electricite) and the date MCMVII for 1907 below by the woman's feet. There is the name P.M. DAMMANN on the step below her feet. The reverse depicts the head of a woman with rays emanating from her hair. A great Art Deco like only Paul Dammann can come-up with. The edge of the medal is marked with a cornucopia and the word Bronze. A great looking and very interesting medal to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: The medal is dated 1907.
Origin: Paris, France.
Artist: Paul-Marcel Dammann.
Weight and Size: The medal weighs ~110 grams, is ~64 millimeters in diameter, and ~4 millimeters thick at the edge.
Maker: Paris Mint.
Marks: Marked with image of cornucopia and the qword Bronze on the edge. There is the marking "P.M. DAMMANN" bottom of the obverse.
Condition: The medal is in excellent condition and I would grade it as uncirculated or mint state. The medal has no observable wear and a minimum of surface marks or scratches. It has what I view as beautiful matte and toned brassy coloring. The medal is great looking and is problem free. A great medal to add to your collection. Please view photos for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of the piece.
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