1942 Switzerland Bronze Medal Celebration 2000 Years History of Geneva City View
Description: A nice large bronze medal from 1942. This is a medal commemorating the 2000 years of history for the city of Geneva Switzerland. The medal depicts the arms of Geneva flanked by two allegorical figures and a sun above it on the obverse. There is the words "REIPUB.TUTAMINA./I.D." below the arms on the obverse. The obverse also has the legend "POST TENEBRAS LUX." above the image along the edge. The reverse depicts a beautiful and very impressive city view with a shore line and boats in the middle of the lake. There is a large disk of sun above the city with rays shining down and large puffy clouds. The legend "DEUX MILLE ANS D'HISTOIRE; GENEVE; 58 AV. J.C.-1942" in exergue. The reverse also has the legend "POST TENEBRAS LUX." above the image along the edge within a scroll. The edge of the medal is stamped "INVERSIN GENEVE" on two lines. A great looking and very interesting medal in mint state condition to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Reference: Non known.
Weight and Size: The medal weighs ~63 grams, is ~54 millimeters in diameter.
Maker: Inversin Geneve.
Marks: Marked "INVERSIN GENEVE" in two lines on the edge. Also marked I.D. (presumably the artist's initials) on the bottom of the obverse. Condition: The medal is in excellent condition and I would grade it uncirculated mint state. The medal has no observable wear with minimum surface marks or scratches. It has some light toning and great eye appeal. This is beautiful medal worthy of a spot your collection. Please view photos for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of the piece.
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