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Tercentenary of the Founding of Quebec

Circular medal commemorating the Trecentenary of the founding of Quebec by Champlain. Stamped on edge "1ARGENT". Obverse: Figure of Champlain, sword raised in right hand, hat in left, one foot on the land, the other on his boat; inscribed at edge, at the proper right crown over "H/·/IV/·" and...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge, at the proper right crown over "H/·/IV/·" and on banderola "1608" , at proper left crown over "E/·/VII/·" and on banderola "1908", and below on text block "STADACONE". Reverse: Inscribed on banner "NEE·SOUS·LES·LIS/·DIEU·AIDANT·/·LOEUVRE·DE·CHAMPLAIN·/A·GRANDI·SOUS·LES·ROSES" and below "HENRI·DUBOIS SCULP.ET INC.".

Marks

Stamped on edge "1ARGENT". Reverse: Incised mark [a "T" with three additional horizontal bars].

Provenance

1910, given by the National Battlefields Commission through George Garneu, Chairman to MFA. (Accession Date: June 2, 1910)

Credit Line

National Battlefields Commission

French, 1908

Object Place

Canada

Accession Number

10.235

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals