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eMedals-A Japanese Sericulture Association Merit Medal

Item: W1987

A Japanese Sericulture Association Merit Medal

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A Japanese Sericulture Association Merit Medal

A Japanese Sericulture Association Merit Medal - Two-piece construction, silver gilt and enamels, 36.8 mm x 45.5 mm on a silk worm hanger with pinback, light contact and tarnishing, extremely fine. In its hardshelled case of issue, balsa wood frame, black lacquer finish, gilt characters on the lid, crown insignia on the inside lid, recessed medal bed, light contact and soiling, case near extremely fine.Footnote: Sericulture, the production of silk from cultivated silkworms, is an ancient practice in Japan, having been allegedly introduced by the deity Okuninushi no Mikoto.
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