José Uriburu 80th Birthday
Mint: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height x width: 58 x 39 mm, 58.8 gm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in., 2.07 oz.)
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Obv: A rectagular medal with a cartuche and wreath at the top containing bust of José Uriburu at the top facing left. Below is a figure of Liberty with a flag and laurel, seated between allegorical figures of History and Law [LEY]. In the center at the bottom is a wreath enclosing a pair of clasped hands before a liberty cap and pole, the wreath surmounted by a rising sun.
Rev: AL / EMINENTE ESTADISTA / DOCTOR / JOSÉ E. / URIBURU / HOMENAJE / DE SUS / CONCIUDADANOS / EN EL / 80[th] ANIVERSARIO / DE SU NATALICO / (line) / 1831 · 19 NOVIEMBRE · 1911 / (line) / signed at the bottom: J. GOTUZZO Y CA.
Sold Collectors Auctions Limited, Danbury, CT, September 8, 1990, lot 2515 (one of a group of three), to Cornelius C. Vermeule, III; to MFA, 2005.
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III