gold Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded in 1936 to an Argentinian will be
a highlight of Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 27 auction in Baltimore.
to the firm, the gold medal will be the first Nobel Peace Prize to be
sold in the United States. Furthermore, “This is only the second
opportunity on record to purchase a Nobel Peace Prize medal at
auction, and the first in almost 30 years,” according to Stack’s
Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Carlos Saavedra Lamas, an Argentinian
who was recognized with the honor for his central role in negotiating
the end of the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia.
Kraljevich Jr., a medals expert, estimates that the medal could bring
$50,000 to $100,000. It has a bullion value of nearly $11,000.
auction is being conducted in conjunction with the March 27 to 30
Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo.
Stack's Bowers Galleries at www.stacksbowers.com.