Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 80
Bronze medal in honor of French novelist Joseph Marie Eugène Sue. Belgium, 1848. 54 mm. diameter. Relief of bust of Eugene Sue with French text, 'The Belgian Liberals"; the reverse features a quill and the text "Sa Plume Foudroie L'Hydre Qui Brava Rome Et Les Rois". Along with the names of four of his works, including "The Wandering Jew", Sue's noted 10-volume work which depicts the Jew as a hero who protects the poor and weak from harm. XF.
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General Coins & Medals