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TOPICAL MEDALS, ‘Engineering’ to ‘Nudes’ – this page

TOPICAL MEDALS, ‘Ancient People’ to ‘Education’

TOPICAL MEDALS, ‘Numismatics’ to 'World War II’

 

 

Other Medals pages

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These are the categories of Topical Medals in the stock at our New York store

 

For personal medals sorted by topic click here

For personal medals sorted by person click here

For historical medals by country click here

 

For art medals sorted by country and artist click here

 

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Topics of Medals in our Stock

 

Engineering

Erotica and nudes

Explorers

Expositions and World’s Fairs

Belgium

France

1855, 1867, 1878, 1889 (Eiffel Tower), 1897, 1909, 1931 (Colonial), 1937

Great Britain

1851 (Crystal Palace, 1862, 1885

Coronations and Jubilees

United States

Centennial, 1876

See below, under Unusual Materials, for a case of wooden medals and a rubber medal from this exhibition.

Columbiana, 1893-4; for medals of Columbus, see  http://www.pauljbosco.com/personalmedals.htm

Statue of Liberty

Panama-Pacific, 1904

Saint-Louis, 1904

Hudson-Fulton, 1907

New York, 1937, 1964

Bicentennial, 1976

Other Europe

Other World

Finance and banking

Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Foundation 1904, Palace of Peace 1913, by Toon Dupuis and C. J. Begeer, bronze, 70 mm., about EF, $199; bronze, 29 mm., spotted, $35.

Fire/Police

Fishing

Food and cooking

Franklin, Ben: see  http://www.pauljbosco.com/personalmedals.htm

Fraternal and veterans organizations

Gardening & Horticulture

Geography

Belgium, Abraham Ortelius, extensive biographical inscription on reverse includes numismatic activity, by Jouvenel, bronze, 46 mm, XF, $149.

United States, American Geographical Society, Dedication of Building on Audubon Terrace (former site of the American Numismatic Society, now Boricua College), 1912, named on reverse to Gottfried Merzbacher, by Tiffany, silver, 92 x 75 mm., Choice EF, $1,250.

German-American

Historical medals: see: http://www.pauljbosco.com/historicalmedals.htm

A sample of our stock of World War I medals

Hunting

Indians and cowboys

Industry

Industrial Award Medal, by Lucien Coudray, c. 1900-1910, bronze, 50 mm., $149.

International electrotechnical exhibition, Frankfurt am Main, 1891, by Oscar Bergmann, bronzed copper, 42 mm., offered with antique exhibition label, $175.

Gottfred Schenker, founder of largest international transport company of the nineteenth century, Vienna, by Hans Rathausksy, 1901, uniface bronze plaquette, 61 x 144 mm., EF, deep chocolate brown patina, very slightest spotting $295.

Bausch and Lomb Optical Co., Rochester, NY, 75th anniversary, 1928, by Alphonse Anton Kolb, gilt bronze, uniface, 81 mm., Excellent condition, $175.

Insurance

Inventors,

To check out our inventory of medals relating to invention click here

For medals of individual inventors click here

Joan of Arc

Journalism, see Columbia University, below

Judaica

To check out our inventory of Judaica medals click here

For medals of Jewish individuals click here

See also the list for our forthcoming auction of Judaica medals: http://www.pauljbosco.com/Judaicaauction.htm  

 

Labor

Lafayette: see  http://www.pauljbosco.com/personalmedals.htm

         Click here for a page featuring four of our Lafayette medals

Inv. 2935.  Medal of Lafayette by Benjamin Duvivier, 1790, silver 41 mm. The Avenger of Liberty Medal, from the Fuld Collection and the plate medal from the Melvin and George Fuld’s “Medallic Memorials to Lafayette.” After Lafayette fled from the Terror, the medalist Duvivier offered the die for this medal to the public executioner in place of the head of Lafayette. This specimen is engraved on the edge as a wedding commemoration for Michel Jean-Baptiste Jacques Aroux, a prominent judge in Rouen during the French Revolution and Empire, and Agathe Ignace Payenneville, July 29, 1790.

Silver, 41 mm, Nearly EF (Stack’s: “about uncirculated”). Fuld LA.1790.4. From the Stack’s Philadelphia Americana Sale, 30 Sept. – 2 Oct. 2010, lot 5489. Much rarer than silver strikes of 41mm Napoleon medals, but barely more expensive. $1,500

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Figure 2 Lafayette medal by Duvivier            Figure 3 Lafayette medal by Duvivier

 

Inv. 2940. Barricades medal of 1830 featuring Lafayette. One of the medals of the street fighters in the July Revolution of 1830, which overthrew the Restoration monarchy of Charles X. This plain, white metal badge bears a legend “to the intrepid citizens of Paris, Barricades, 27, 28, 29 July”

White metal, 28 mm, looped. EF for this crude piece; it could not be much better (Stack’s: “uncirculated”). Fuld LA.1830.14. From the collection of Dr. George Fuld. From the Stack’s Philadelphia Americana Sale, 30 Sept. – 2 Oct. 2010, lot 5519. $350

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Figure 3 Lafayette barricades medal       Figure 5 Lafayette barricades medal

        

Law

Wiliiam Ewart Gladstone, plus all of the members of the House of Commons (listed on 50 lines!!), 1894 by L. C. Lauer (Nuremberg), published by J. Rochelle Thomas, BHM 3468, Eimer 1792 (£200-350), bronze, 95 mm., EF, light but numerous surface marks (still VF or +), $395.

Victor-Peter Dautel, La Justesse, c. 1910, published by C. R. Sandoz, cast bronze uniface plaquette, 91 x 123 mm., softly modeled in the fashion of the era, a rare, oversized cast version, $295.

Libraries and publishing

Lifesaving

Carnegie Hero Fund, Belgium, by Armand Bonnetain, gilt silver, 66 mm., awarded 1921 to Odon-Léon Titeux, in original presentation box, $1,500.

Carnegie Medal for France, founded 1909, by Louis Dejeau, bronze, 53 x 80 mm., awarded to F. Biere, 1933, in original presentation case, $295; also in silver, awarded 1922, overall about VF, $800.

Carnegie Lifesaving Foundation, Switzerland, founded 1911, by Hans Frei, silver, 70 mm., in original case of issue, $1,500.

To the heroes of the sea, by Paul Bargas, after André Verdilhan, bronzed galvano plaquette, 136 x236 mm., flanges on back for mounting, $795.

 

Lincoln, Abraham: see  http://www.pauljbosco.com/personalmedals.htm

Literature

Inv. 2804. Medal of Jean Jacques Rousseau by Rambert Dumarest, c. 1805.

Bronze proof, medallic 2 sol, stamped on edge: SE VEND A PARIS CHEZ MONNERON (PATENTE). Superb condition, $225.

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Figure 6 Rousseau medal by Dumarest           Figure 7 Rousseau medal by Dumarest

 

To check out our inventory of medals relating to literature click here

For medals of individual authors click here

To view the inventory of medals of Lord Byron click here

 

Love and marriage

Magic

Maps and geography

Mathematics

Guido Grandi, 1671-1742, by Antonio Selvi, 1738, mathematician and monk, reverse bears motto of Archimedes: ΕΥΡΗΚΑ (I HAVE FOUND IT), V & T 193, cast bronze, 84.5 mm., very good and very early aftercast of the $1,250 to $1,500 original, $550.

Medical

Inv. 2801. Medal of Dr. David Hosack by Moritz Furst, struck at the United States Mint, c. 1830. Original striking in bronze, 34 mm.  Very nearly mint state, $250.

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Inv. 4175. Paul Ehrlich and Hata Sahatschiro work on cure for syphilis, by Franz Kounitzky, bronze, 66 mm., $275.

 

To check out our inventory of personal medical medals click here

For medals of individual physicians and researchers click here

Specialties:

Dentistry

Nursing

Obstetrics and gynecology

Ophthalmology, vision and blindness

Pediatrics

Pharmacology and pharmaceuticals

Psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis

Public health, sanitation, vaccination, epidemiology, immunology

Radiology

Red Cross

Surgery

Urology

Veterinary

Military decorations

Mining and metallurgy

Motorcycles

Music

Bela Bartók, by András Beck, 1967, bronze, 68 mm., cf. Niggl 90, striking by Paris Mint, 1984, $85.

 

La Musique, by Pierre Theunis, Belgian, bronze, 67 x 56 mm., some spotting on neck, $110.

Le Concert, by M. Renard, bronze, uniface, 69 mm., spots on the lower right, $249.

For additional music-themed art medals, click here.

Music Festivals

German Choral Festival, Frankfurt am Main, 1932, on the centennial of Goethe’s death, by Alexander Kraumann, number 3635 on our inventory of personal musical medals click here, bronze, looped and ribboned, 64 x 82 mm., $249.

International Music Congress, Rome, 1911, by P. Missetti, bronze, uniface, 48 x 38 mm., $120.

Music schools

Royal Academy of Music, The Lord Howard de Walden Drama Medal, by A. F. Wyon, gilt bronze, 48 mm., $200.

Music prizes

New York City Conservatory of Music, the Ewen Prize for Excellence in Singing, 1885, white metal, 49 mm., about VF, mostly light gray, $80.

For medals of individual composers and musicians click here

click here to view the medallion of Giacomo Meyerbeer by David d’Angers

Mythology

Napoleon Bonaparte: see  http://www.pauljbosco.com/personalmedals.htm

Naval

See also Ocean Liners

Nelson, Lord: see  http://www.pauljbosco.com/personalmedals.htm

Nudes – Male and Female

American Numismatic Society, Centennial Medal, 1958, by Laura Gardin Fraser, bronze, 88 mm., $249.

 

TOPICAL MEDALS, ‘Engineering’ to ‘Nudes’ – this page

TOPICAL MEDALS, ‘Ancient People’ to ‘Education’

TOPICAL MEDALS, ‘Numismatics’ to 'World War II’

 

Other Medals pages

For personal medals sorted by topic click here

For personal medals sorted by person click here

For historical medals by country click here

 

For art medals sorted by country and artist click here

 

Send your want lists to me at: pauljbosco@covad.net

 

www.pauljbosco.com