100546 | FRANCE. Compagnie Générale Transatlantique bronze Medal.

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    100546 | FRANCE. Compagnie Générale Transatlantique bronze Medal. Restrike, issued 1968. Commemorating the "Colombie" Service Line (59mm, 104.67 g, 12h). After M. Renard in Paris.

     

    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: 1968 «cornucopia» BRONZE.

     

    Gem Mint State. Brilliant yellow-bronze surfaces, with sharply contrasting relief.

     

    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 contemporary posters printed for the same advertising purpose

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