Antique French Eiffel Tower Ascension Medal ~ Alexandre Louis Marie Charpentie
Antique French Eiffel Tower ascension medal. Antique bronze medal struck by Alexandre Louis Marie Charente to commemorate the ascension of the Eiffel tower in 1889. These medals were also struck for other expositions held in Paris after the opening but apparently were dated on the girder underneath the workmens feet.
Marked on front: Sommet de la Tour Eiffel, Souvenir De L'Ascension
Marked on the Edge: Bronze Triangular Makers mark
A great addition to your antique tourist medal collection, this would make a great early holiday gift for any Francophile.
Medal measures 1.6" diameter and weighs: 1oz.
This bronze medal is in generally good condition considering age and use - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
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