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Object Number:29-223-80
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
Manufacture Location: France
Date Made: circa 1789
Early Date: 1789
Late Date: 1814
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Male Portrait
Freedom
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maxwell Sommerville, 1901

Description

OBV: profile (male) of King Louis xvi, and inscription: Louis xvi Roi des Francais Pere d'un Peuple Libre Assembl.e des Elect.s de Paris. Le Roi Y Seant Le 17 Juillet 1789 REV: female figure holding staff and hat, inscribing an obelisk with the date/words: Juillet m.dcc.lxxix Presidents des Electeurs J. de Lavigne et M.L.E. Moreau de St. Mery. Inscription: Liberte Assuree

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