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An unidentified award image appears midway through the page 2 discussion of Burkino Faso awards [Posted May 29, 2014---topic link included].  The first image below depicts the item.    

This nearly 6 year old query may have found an answer via www.ebay.comitmItalian-Order-Medal-Opera-Nazionale-Per-LE-Citta-Dei-Ragazzi-Roma-Cased-Italy item 324112401347!  The second  and third figures below, the decoration bears a central medallion identical to the mystery object. 

The listing identified it as an award of the Opera Nazionale per le Città dei Ragazzi, a Rome based organization.   Internet research established that the entity aims to provide assistance, social and professional education for children without valid family support and at risk of serious problems.  I emailed the organization to learn if it uses an award to recognize financial and other contributions.  The reply—maybe, sometimes.  Unfortunately no further information was forthcoming.  Presumably they have more emergent matters to hand now.   

In any case, we may now have an identification for a mystery  medal!  
 

 

 

 

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httpswww.ebay.comitmItalian-Order-Medal-Opera-Nazionale-Per-LE-Citta-Dei-Ragazzi-Roma-Cased-Italy324112401347ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055359.m1431.l2649.jpg

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Hello,

an interesting contrubution indeed.

Perhaps, Messrs. Cravanzola used something "off the shelf" to satisfy the request of Burkina Faso's government.

Has the item displayed on ebay been sold already?

All the best,

Enzo (E.L.)

 

 

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