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eMedals-French Indochina. An Annam Order of Kim Khanh (Golden Gong), First Class

Item: EG492

French Indochina. An Annam Order of Kim Khanh (Golden Gong), First Class

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French Indochina. An Annam Order of Kim Khanh (Golden Gong), First Class

Nguyễn Dynasty. c.1900. Produced in a style characteristic of the Nguyễn Dynasty with two joint die stamped silver gilt plates of ornate design, measuring 64.2 mm (w) x 38.5 mm (h), the top hole with a knot in black threading, the bottom hole with a braided brown and yellow cord that forks into two pieces, a yellow tassel at one end and wisps of brown and yellow threading at the other end, very light contact, extremely fine.

 

This offering is a part of the "Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection", a preeminent assemblage of world Orders, Medals, and Decorations composed solely by Dr.Goodwin between 1946-1967. Dr. Goodwin had a successful career as an educator and prominent physician in New York as well as actively serving in both World Wars with the United States Medical Corps. He acted as both President and Vice-President of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) and is responsible for organizing their first convention in 1960. He maintained further membership with the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society, and the American Numismatic Society. His knowledge and passion for history and awards is evident in this meticulously compiled collection that is now available in its entirety for the first time exclusively on eMedals.com.

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