Medal, commemorating death of founder of St. Gotha

1893 in Switzerland

Medal, commemorating death of founder of St. Gothard Tunnel, 30 July 1893. Bronze; 63mm diameter. Rim legend: L. Funet. Obverse: relief of statue of , and legend, Louis Favre Chene-Bourg, date 30 Juillet 1893, his coat inscribed Ent St-Gothard Suisse; signed artist at base edge, J.E. Goss, Arch. Inv.; Ch. Richard. Fecit. Reverse: legend, En souvenir du Monument eleve a Louis Favre. E. Lambert Statuaire; in exergue, montage of Swiss canton shields, initials IHS, mountains, pine branch; legend, Tunnel du St. Gothard 1872. 14920 metres. 1880. Louis Favre entrepreneur ne a Chen pres Geneve Suisse le 26 Janvier 1826 mort dans le tunnel le 19 Juillet 1879


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diameter: 6 x 63 mm
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Eimer, Mr. C.

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