1744 France - Louis XV - French Astronomical Expedition to the North Pole and the Equator by Francois Joseph Marteau and Charles-Norbert Roettiers

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1744  France - Louis XV - French Astronomical Expedition to the North Pole and the Equator by Francois Joseph  Marteau and Charles-Norbert Roettiers  Obverse:  LUD . XV . REX CHRISTIANISS . -- Louis XV Head facing right (19th official effigy by Francois Joseph  Marteau ). //  Reverse:  MENSOR ORBIS TERRARUM / MISSIS AD AEQUATOREM ET POLUM ARCTICUM ASTRONOMIS M.DCC.XLIV. -- King stands on a terrestrial globe, two genies with mathematical instruments at his side; to his right, a group of stars.  Bronze, Uncirculated, 41.64 mm, 39.3 g, Edge: Stamped "BRONZE" and Cornucopia, Signed "FM" under bust.  Official mid-20th Century re-strike of the original medal by the French Mint!  French Mint Catalog - VOL I - 274A-C105
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