C-48/226. Commemorative medal "Frederico Chopin" (w/d)

Obverse

FREDERICO CHOPIN

Half-lenght portrait to the left inside laurel wreath

1810 * 1849

Medallist's name under the portrait: VASCO NUNO

Reverse

Notáveis as suas / composições para piano / pela provundeza de sentimento / e expressão de estilo. / A sua música é de um acentuado / caracter pessoal - e toda ela melan - / colia e tristeza. / Nasceu em Zelazowa Wols, na /Polónia (1810) / Morreu em Paris (1849) [His piano compositions are notable for their profundity of feeling and expression of style. His music is of a sharp personal character - and all of it melancolia and sadness. Born in Zelazowa Wols, Poland (1810) died in Paris (1849)]

Specifications
Article: C-48/226
Type: Commemorative medal
Year: w/d
Country: Portugal
Designer: NUNO Vasco
Metal: Bronze
Diameter: 68,0 mm
Edge: plain with inscription of serial number
Circulation: 500

Reference: Niggl #2793