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Authority: Lesseps, Ferdinand de (d.1894)
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Obverse
top center, bust left with FERDINAND/ DE LESSEPSscenes from bulding of the Suez Canal; in center, from left toright, a map of the canal; below, inscription in six linesLE CANAL MARITIME DE SUEZ CONSTRUIT PAR/ FERDINANDDE LESSEPS/ EST OUVERT A LA NAVIGATION UNIVERSELLELE 17 NOVEMBRE 1869/ NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR REGEANTEN FRANCE/ ABDUL-AZIS EMPEREUR REGNANT EN TURQUIE.Winged scarab at bottom and to lower left C. TROTIN
Reverse
at top, in three lines ISMAIL PREMIER/ INAUGURELE 17 NOVEMBRE 1869/ LE CANAL DON’T IL PROTÉGÉ L'EXECUTION; four lines in center SA MAJESTE'/ L' IMPERATRICE DES FRANCAIS/ ASSISTE/ A CETTE SOLENNITE.; at bottom, in three lines LE 30 NOV. 1853 LE CANAL MARITIMEDE SUEZ EST CONCEDE/ PAR MOHAMMED SAID PACHA VICE-ROI D'EGYPTE A/ FERDINAND DE LESSEPS
Diameter
72.0
Weight
190.97
Obverse
bust left, inscription O A PERIRE TERRAM GENTIBUS! O FERDINAND DE LESSEPS.on truncation A. RESYLLIS
Reverse
a map of Suez Canal; at top in two lines INAUGURATION DU CANAL/ DE SUEZ; at bottom 17 NOVEMBER 1869; in minute letters A. BESTELLI F. TURIN
Diameter
49.0
Weight
43.67
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