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Early Medal of the Touring Club Italiano
[IT814]
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Early Medal of the Touring Club Italiano
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Circular bronze medal with eyelet for ribbon suspension; the face with a three-quarter length nude male figure carrying a standard in his left hand, inscribed ‘VI ET MENTE’ (Strength and Mind) to the right, maker’s mark ‘SJ’ lower left for Stefano Johnson of Milan, all within a cog wheel border; the reverse with a rectangular scrolled plaque, oak and laurel leaves above and below, inscribed above ‘TOURING CLUB ITALIANO’; on a recent ribbon in the Italian national colours.

The Touring Club Italiano was founded on 8 November 1894 and promotes travel and tourism.  This medal probably dates from the early 20th Century.

 
Early Medal of the Touring Club Italiano
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Early Medal of the Touring Club Italiano
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Early Medal of the Touring Club Italiano
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