101719 | ARGENTINA. Railroad silvered bronze Medal.

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    101719  |  ARGENTINA. Railroad silvered bronze Medal. Issued 1910. Commemorating the commencement of the underground network by Anglo-Argentina in Buenos Aires (50mm, 44.37 g, 12h). By J. M. Lubary.

     

    Female personification of Argentina left, placing laurel branch above header of seated tunnel worker to left; between them, a tunnel from which a track emerges; Palacio del Congreso Nacional Argentino with rising sun in background upon the horizon / "INAUGURACIÓN / DE LOS / TRABAJOS DE LA / RED SUBTERRÁNEA / TRAMWAY / ANGLO ARGENTINO / BUENOS AIRES / 1910" in eight lines. Edge: A few marks and discoloration, otherwise plain.

     

    Extremely Fine Details. Light gray surfaces, with some scattered spots and hairlines in the upper reverse field.