France Madame Cornuau Medal, Epidemic of 1866

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France Madame Cornuau Medal, Epidemic of 1866
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A 67mm copper medal of the Paris Mint, issued in tribute to Madame Cornuau by the residents of Amiens for her selfless service during the great cholera epidemic of 1866. The first striking of the medal, together with a letter, was reportedly delivered to Madame Cornuau on request of the French Empress. Abt.EF with wear on the higher points, a light scuff at reverse bottom, and a number of light edge-nicks and scrapes