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Medal - Opening of the train line Genua to Arona

Medal - Opening of the train line Genua to Arona -  obverse Medal - Opening of the train line Genua to Arona -  reverse

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Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (Medals - Italian States)
Type Token
Year 1855
Composition Gold plated bronze
Weight 94 g
Diameter 54 mm
Thickness 6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes

Commemorative issue

Opening of the train line between Genua and Arona

Obverse

View of the city of Arona with a train entering the main station and a steam boat on the Lago Maggiore.

Lettering:
STRADA FERRATA DA GENOVA AD ARONA
G. EISEL
LEGGE 5 GIUGNO 1853

Engraver: G. Eisel

Reverse

8-line inscription above winged star.

Lettering: AL RE // VITTORIO EMANUELE II // A PIETRO PALEOCAPA // MINISTRO DE LAVORI PUBBLICI // A LUIGI TORELLI // DEPUTATO // ARONA RICONOSCENTE // MDCCCLV

Engraver: G. Eisel

Edge

Plain

Comments

Martini Turrichia 1769
CV# 1174
Moyaux 325

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1855  MDCCCLV

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