100771 | SWITZERLAND. Genève. Jesus Christ/Christmas bronze Medal.
100771 | SWITZERLAND. Genève. Jesus Christ/Christmas bronze Medal. Issued 1831 for the Christmas festival (24mm, 6.28 g, 12h). By A. Bovy.
Radiant and draped bust of Christ left / AIMEZ-VOUS / LES UNS / LES AUTRES (love one another, as I have loved you, –adapted from John 13:34) in three lines. Edge: Plain.
Forrer p. 3101; Société d'histoire et d'archéologie de Genève p. 158, 238. Gem Mint State. Exceedingly lustrous and prooflike surfaces, with a high degree of brilliance.
Designed by the celebrated Swiss medalist Hugues Bovy, this charming medal was issued for the 1831 Christmastime celebration in Genève, with a mintage of 6,000 pieces.
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