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Lot 534. Philippines. Japanese Occupation. Homma Medal Obverse Die Trial in Lead, 1942, Very Fine.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Silver Coins - Haiti-Vietnam Start Price:2,500.00 USD Estimated At:3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
Lot 534. Philippines. Japanese Occupation. Homma Medal Obverse Die Trial in Lead, 1942, Very Fine.
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Japan and Philippines, 1942. By Clemente Zamora. Rare and important early die trial for scarce medals issued by General Masaharu Homma, Commander of the Japanese 14th Area Army who oversaw the Japanese conquest of the Philippines Islands. Struck on a nearly square piece of lead bearing the familiar image of a Japanese soldier in combat gear. Legend above translates” Commemorating the Expeditions to the Philippines”. Rare and important Japanese Military medal.