Lot Archive


№ 257


31 May 1995

Estimate: £150–£200

France, 1926. France. "SAINT FRANCoIS", cast Æ medal, 86mm, by P.Turin, SFAM 2nd Issue, No 174. Rare and extremely fine (£150-200)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Art Medals.

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SFAM : Societe Francaise des Amis de la Médaille. See article by Jean Babelon, “MéDAILLES” (Fidem, 2nd year, 1 Janvier 1939) p.3. More information can be found in the catalogue of the exhibition of the Societe Royale de Numismatique de Belgique giving the complete listing of the forty years 1925-1965. Baudey & Bricher presented 7 medals in their catalogue (1992), and Buckland, Dix & Wood had two in their auction (5 June 1994). An especially large selection is described in this catalogue (following the chronological order).