A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU

silver medal - Italy


Italian silver medal this is a silver medal made in Italy at the beginning of 20th century.
On the front side is represented the 'winged lion', ancient symbol of Venice.
In the reverse side there's a floral decoration in 'Art Nouveau' style and the mark 800 (800/1000 silver purity degree).
It has a diameter of 1 1/2 in (cm. 4).
The medal was a prize given in 1911 to Angelo Camozzi (my father in law), pupil of first class primary school.

This item is not for sale, but most of my pieces were bought through the Internet. On the right bar of this page there are some links to websites of silver and antique dealers
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