100218 | JAPAN. Treaty of Versailles silvered bronze Medal.

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    100218 | JAPAN. Yoshihito (Emperor Taishō) silvered bronze Medal. Dated Taishō 8 (1919). Commemorating the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I (55mm, 72.85 g, 12h). By I. Sato and J. Iida.

     

    Allegorical representation of Peace standing right, in oriental attire and with drapery billowing around, holding laurel branch; doves at feet and flying above; in background to right, gate and façade of Versailles Palace / Flags of the five allies of WWI: Great Britain, United States, Japan, Kingdom of Italy, and France; all within wreath comprised of oak branch and palm frond. Edge: Plain.

     

    Choice Mint State. An attractive deep cabinet tone. Exceptional artistry.

     

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