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    Pedro I bronze Imperial Brazilian Mining Association Award Medal 1830 Extremely Fine - Holed, VC-25, Meili-73. Obv. bust of Pedro I facing left. Rev. legend. An award medal struck for the Imperial Brazilian Mining Association (hence the Sociedade de Mineracao Brazilica inscription). XF for wear (43.06 grams, with a tiny hole at 12 o'clock that is essentially unobtrusive to the eye appeal and was probably made for suspension. Cavalcanti indicates this medal might have been struck in England (due to the aforementioned firm being British); this could well be since the engraver's initials "T. H." at the truncation of the bust do not seem to match any of the main engravers of the Rio mint at the time.  Extremely rare (and important since a large early Pedro I medal) with only a handful of pieces known.

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