102576 | BELGIUM. 50th Anniversary of "Gazette de Charleroi" bronze Plaque.
102576 | BELGIUM. 50th Anniversary of "Gazette de Charleroi" bronze Plaque. Issued 1928 (60mm x 71mm, 119.40 g, 12h). By G. Verbanck.
Nude winged female (Freedom) standing facing; nude female attendant (Order and Democracy) to left and right; in two lines in exergue, ORDRE–LIBERTE–DEMOCRATIE / GAZETTE DE CHARLEROI // Perspective view of the corner building of the Gazette de Charleroi. Edge: J. FONSON.
Mint State. Olive-bronze surfaces, with some hints of cobalt and a few scattered marks spread throughout. A delightful and fairly scarce Art Deco rendering.
A French language daily Belgian newspaper, La Gazette de Charleroi published its first edition on 22 April 1878. This plaque was commissioned on the 50th anniversary, and the paper, still published today, is known as La Nouvelle Gazette.
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