Diameter: 86mm (approx.3.4") Weight: 210gr (approx.7oz) Edge/Relief: 6mm

" 100 Years of Lenin's birth" A Bronze medal of the Russian Revolutionary Leader " LENIN ", 1970 , a Rare Original medal with splendid silver toning finish. This is a limited edition issued by the CFM (Club Français de la Médaille), it is numbered 101/500 , in excellent condition as scanned, many nicks on rim, some wear and scratches, stamped "BR" with horn* (Paris mint). with horn (Paris mint).

Bibliography : see CGMP p256 Vol4.

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ( April 22 , 1870 – January 21 , 1924 ), was a Russian revolutionary , a communist politician, the main leader of the October Revolution , the first head of the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic , until 1922 (or Bolshevist Russia ), and the primary theorist of Leninism , an extension of Marxist theory.

ABOUT THE ARTIST André BLOC, French medallist, born in 1908. Studied at l’École Estienne, Engraver at the Paris mint in 1937. Fond of nature and distinguished mycologist. More Art Medals? Check out our other items , also don't forget to visit our ART-MEDALS STORE and also see our Sister Shop on eBay.fr : QUALITY-ART-MEDALS eBay.fr Mint Marks used at the PARIS MINT: Plain Edge ==> All medals before March 30th 1832 have plain edges and before 1841 for bronze or copper.
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