FRANCE & ITALY BANK IN SOUTHAMERICA SILVER MEDAL 1960
or Sign In to see what it's worth.
Click here to upgrade your account
Sold Date: 07/06/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Coins & Currency
SOUTH AMERICA BANKING COMMEMORATIVE SILVER MEDAL MADE IN FRANCE
BANQUE FRANÇAISE ET ITALIENNE
1910 - 1960 50th ANNIVERSARY
The Banque Française et Italienne pour l'Amerique du Sud, a joint operation of the Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, the Banca Commerciale Italiana, and the Société Générale, with its main office in Paris, entered Brazil in 1910.
"DUCUNT TRIONES SEPTEM NOS"
SOUTHERN CROSS DESIGN
"QUEDO LA CRUZ COMO ARGENTADO BROCHE"
Verse from the Poem "La Cruz del Sur" by José Santos Chocano
José Santos Chocano Gastañodi (Lima, Perú b. May 14, 1875 - Santiago, d. Chile July 13, 1934) was a Peruvian poet who is also known as "The Singer of Americas", because the first line of one of his most celebrated poems: "I am the singer of the America, Autochthonous and Savage" (" Yo soy el Cantor de América, autóctono y salvaje", from the poem "Blasón" in Alma América). In the early twentieth century his fame stretched through the continent and even to Madrid and Paris. One of his best-known collections is the 1906 Alma América, which opened with a dedicatory poem addressed to Alfonso XIII of Spain that cast the collection as the rediscovery of Latin America through verse.
LARGE SILVER MEDAL!!
--MEASURES: 50 mm DIAMETER
WEIGHT: 62.6 GRAMS
EDGE: MARKED (CORNUCOPIA) "ARGENT" 1910 - 1960 BANQUE FRANÇAISE ET ITALIENNE
PLEASE LOOK AT THE PICTURES FOR CONDITIONTAKE A LOOK AT OUR STORE & AUCTIONS FOR MORE MEDALS !!
* The medal you see is the one you get. If you want more pictures, just ask.* If you have any question, please, don't hesitate to contact us.
ALL ITEMS ARE CAREFULLY PACKED.
COMBINE ITEMS TO SAVE ON POSTAL RATES! SHIPPING : WORLDWIDE: $ 6.00 with Registered Airmail with about two/three weeks delay. PAYMENT :
Paypal.* We do not ship by regular mail, only registered. * Registered airmail includes a tracking number traceable in the web that informs date the package leaves the country and destiny. * Only in rare occasions time of package arrival may exceed 3 weeks.
* Payments expected and appreciated within 7 days of end of auction . View our other STORE & AUCTION items!!! THANKS FOR LOOKING !!! The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.
View Similar Items