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My father brought it back from Korea in 1951.  Any ideas what it might be?

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1907 The Emperor of the Korean Empire (actually controlled by Japan) wedding commemorative medal, divided into two levels, as well as copper. rarely seen! I really like this medal! Envy you:thumbup:

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What year do you think this was minted?  1907?

 

19 hours ago, JapanX said:

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Thank you!!  This has been really helpful to my understanding of what it is.  All these years, I thought it had something to do with the Korean War!

 

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If my memory serves me right it was minted somewhere between November 1906 and January 1907.

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Best,

Nick

 

 

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12 hours ago, JapanX said:

If my memory serves me right it was minted somewhere between November 1906 and January 1907.

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Best,

Nick

 

 

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Do you think it has any value to a collector or museum?

 

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2 hours ago, LManz said:

Do you think it has any value to a collector or museum?

 

Oh, I do think it would have value to a collector.  The bronze and silver medals are scare, but they do show up from time to time in auction houses.  For those who can't wait and want to buy it immediately, there is likely one for sale right now on a website for an unreasonable price.  But at a realistic price I believe it would be almost irresistible to a collector of Imperial Korean medals.  However, it would take further research to find out what that price would be.

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I like this medal very much, but the medals of the Korean Empire are usually very expensive and I can't afford it. I gave you a reference price of about $950 for this medal.:banger:

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