100426 | FRANCE. Napoleon III bronze Medal.
100426 | FRANCE. Napoleon III bronze Medal. Dated 1852. The Conversion of Annuities to 4 1/2% (72mm, 187.96 g, 12h). By Caqué.
NAPOLÉON III EMPEREUR, bare head left / CONVERSION DE LA RENTE MDCCCLII, female figure seated facign on throne, holding scroll inscribed 4 1/2 P% and three statues representing Commerce, Manufacture, and Industry; in background, symbols of transportation (ship and locomotive) and commerce (fruits, grains, and coins); Me BINEAU MINISTRE DES FINANCES in exergue. Edge: «hand» CUIVRE. Divo 138.
Gem Mint State. Rich chocolate brown surfaces, with supremely lustrous surfaces and incredible reverse relief.
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