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Leo XIII 1893 Episcopal Jubilee, Church S. Joachim

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Leo XIII 1893 Episcopal Jubilee, Church S. Joachim Photo

1893 bronze medal for the Episcopal Jubilee of Leo XIII, or 50th anniversary of his consecration as a bishop. Reverse shows the Church of St. Joachim which was built for the occasion from worldwide donations. About Unc condition, one rim dent. It's reported that Leo XIII received not only thousands of pilgrims for the celebration and mass but also 6,000 telegrams, 16,000 letters as well as ambassadors or official expressions of regard from France, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Russia, England, Germany, Belgium, Bavaria, Switzerland, Greece, Holland, Romania, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Turkey and Persia.

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