Uruguayan Medallion

Contributed by benmc88

Obverse:
The type depicts the royal crest of King Pedro of Portugal while the legend reads: 'PEDRO.PRINCEPE.REGENTE.DE.PORTUGAL'

Reverse:
The type depicts a map of the Portugese controlled colony of Sacramento (Uruguay) facing the Spanish controlled city of Buenos Aires (Argentina) across the Rio de Plata ('River Plate') and the legend reads: 'FUNDACAO.DA.COLONIA.DO.SACRAMENTO'

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Sacramento, Uruguay

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1680

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