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Inspected my Roty medal under a digital microscope

Today I had a look at my newly acquired medal under a digital microscope. Pretty amazing what this 80-dollar device can do. I saw many tiny little holes/cavities on the surface of the medal. Does it mean this medal is cast rather than striked? However if I remembered correctly, nearly all French art/commemorate medals in this era with similar size (50mm diameter) should be striked medal...


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