Struck silver medal with cut out semicircular hole, commemorating centenary of rail tunnel.(obverse) Steam train to front, emerging from tunnel (cut out hole); below, shield.
(reverse) Electric train to left, emerging from tunnel (cut out hole); below, shield.
- Made in: Sweden
- Diameter: 50 millimetres
Inscription Content100 JAHRE GOTTHARD-BAHNTUNNEL 1882 1982 GÖSCHENEN
Inscription ContentC R
Inscription Content100 ANNI FERROVIA S. GOTTARDO 1882 1982 AIROLO 24-5-1882
Inscription TranslationAmerican Generosity Belgian Gratitude
- Commemoration of: Centenary of St Gotthard rail tunnel
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Object reference number: CME239137
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