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San Martín Medal and O'Higgins

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Obv: A winged figure with a sword and laurel over a jugate portrait of José de San Martín and Bernardo O'Higgins, with an eagle below them carrying a banner that reads SAN MARTIN at left and O'HIGGINS at right. Rev: A wreath of laurel, palmetto, and oak, supporting two shields in the...

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Provenance

Sold Collectors Auctions Limited, Danbury, CT, September 8, 1990, lot 2515 (one of a group of three), to Cornelius C. Vermeule, III; to MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

1903

Mint

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 56 mm, 82 gm (2 3/16 in., 2.89 oz.)

Accession Number

2005.1171

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals