100252 | FRANCE. Compagnie Générale Transatlantique bronze Medal.
100252 | FRANCE. Compagnie Générale Transatlantique bronze Medal. Struck circa 1940. Commemorating the "Colombie" Service Line (59mm, 101.07 g, 12h). By M. Renard.
Caribbean female standing facing, head right, with hand on hip and holding plate of fruits on head; palm trees to right; map of the Caribbean Sea in background / COMPAGNIE GENERALE TRANSATLANTIQVE / "COLOMBIE," the vessel left; 'French Line' and 'Linea Francesa' above in script. Edge: «cornucopia» BRONZE.
Choice Mint State. As issued, pleasing yellow-bronze surfaces, with exceptionally deep relief; includes original round box of issue.
Part of a series of medals struck to commemorate and advertise the various destinations serviced by the Compagnie Générale Transatlantique (CGT), this medal presents gorgeous artistry and serves---along with the others in the series---as an analog to posters printed for the same advertising purpose (see image, poster not included).
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