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Reference:5561 Suez Canal Universal Maritime Company, 1869

The figure of Labor standing before that of Peace, seated and holding a torch aloft; beyond, the route of the Suez Canal.

Six-line inscription above an decorative plaque, inscribed: COMTE DE CROMER ADMINISTRATEUR. Below, Pyramid and Sphinx.

By Oscar Roty.

Silver. 60 mm.

Condition: Extremely Fine

Notes:

Evelyn Baring, Ist Earl Cromer (1841-79), statesman, diplomat, British Controlller-General in Egypt in 1879; and Consular-General 1883-1907.

 
£1200