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MEDALLION SET IN VOLCANIC LAVA - Vesuvius, Italy.

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Lava from an eruption of Vesuvius, with a medallion pressed into the lava while it was molten

Vesuvius, Italy

During the 19th and early 20th centuries it was common for these souvenirs to be produced for wealthy visitors who climbed the mountain during volcanic eruptions. 

A fascinating item.
 
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Size: 7 x 5 x 3.5 centimetres
Weight: 87 grams

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