The first visit found a Russian crown for $5. later sold on ebay for over ten times and our new nicknames - "Mutt & Jeff". Our coin club started publishing in their newsletter the adventurers of Mutt & Jeff, which after several months, I posted to my first website. Some of them are still up at www.geocities.com/dewardt/flcc/flcc.html
The story refers to the ham and Eggs fire of 1906 and was issued around 1938.
This Medal was purchased unidentified at the flea market. It took hours of searching the internet with google, before the identification was located. The success was based on typing into google 'mico' and yo and behold the artist was identified. He is well known to the ANS. Their collection has 29 other medals attributed to Mico Kaufman, but not this one.
Obverse: Portrait of young Artist kneeling and holding a circler painting of 5 men. He has buster in left hand, within raised rim.
Reverse: THE HAMILTON
Ag 50mm Edge: .999 FS C HA 75 P 1640
Bust of deSoto, left / 1532 below/
CONQUISTADOR, around below
REV: DE SOTO NATIONAL MEMORIAL, above around,
Memorial Marker between two trees / P.D. designer / BRADENTON FLORIDA, around below
Undated medal - 50 mm - pewter
Vietnam War Patriotic Peace Medal 1973
Medallic Art Co. N.Y.
Paul Calle, des. & Joseph DeLorenzo, Sc.
Obv. dove of peace flyng above clasped hands. PEACE IN VIETNAM 1973 below.
Rev. Standing figures of soldier holding child, wife and son within wreath,
OUR BOYS ARE HOME below.
The Bank of Scotland 1991 One Pound sterling Note is still legal tender in the United Kingdom.
Obverse: In center oval, AL DOCTOR / FEDERICO N. VIDELA / (small cross) 19 DE DICIEMBRE / DE 1920 /
Reverse: EN EL PRIMER / ANIVERSARIO / DE (divided by laurel) / SU / MUERTE
Engraver: GOTTUZZO Y PIANA at lower edge.
Placquette – gold plated copper
NATIONAL PARKS CENTENNIAL 1872-1972 Bronze Medal
VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK 1956
Obverse: Bay surrounded by hills and mountains, small sailing ship moored.
Reverse: Stone building
Bronze 39 mm
Comemorative Medal for the 450th Anniversary of the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico
1521 - 1971
Obverse: Four views of building, in circles, imposed over country view of mountains, trees, road and buildings.
Reverse: Coat of arms - Five tower crown for El Morro castel, The Lamb of God carrying a cross with flag, surmonted on rock surrounded with water.
Bronze 40 mm