Lot Archive


№ 639


27 March 1996

Estimate: £120–£150

Brazil, Brazil, Foundation Stone of the New Hospital at Rio de Janeiro Laid, 1840, silver medal by G. Azevedo, bust of Peter II left, reverse frontal elevation of hospital, LANÇOU A PEDRA FUNDAMENTAL DO NOVO HOSPITAL DA SANTA CASA DA MISERICORDIA, 51mm (Brettauer 2962; Meili 94; BDM I, 96). Better than very fine and toned, very rare (£120-150)

The foundation stone of the Santa Casa de Misericódia in Rio was laid on 2 July 1840