Vin Mariani


Date 1895
Metal silver
Shape round
Weight 11.9 g
Dimensions  30 mm
Marks cornucopia on the edge
Medallist O. Roty
Rarity rare
Obverse: Vulgarisateur de la coca / Angelo Mariani
Reverse: “Ô nymphe le vin Mariani va les sauver mais prends garde à ton cœur
The wine “Mariani” was a “fortifying” wine which became very well-known at the beginning of the 20th century. Oscar Roty, the famous engraver, was a close friend of Angelo Mariani and accepted to work on this advertising token.
Two other similar types are known