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Medal - Roger Bacon, France, 1818 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 21063

Summary:
Portrait medal of Roger Bacon (1214-1294) by Ramond Gayrard. One of the Series Numismatica Universalis Virum Illustrium series. Minted in Paris, 1818.
Statement Of Significance:
English philosopher and Franciscan friar who interested in the study of nature through empirical methods
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 37.6 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: sciences, scientists, religions christianity, priests, philosophers
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: philosophy
Series: Portrait
DateEra: 1818 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing right; around, ROGERIUS BACON.; below in small lettering, GAYRARD F.
Reverse Description: NATUS / ILCHESTER / COM. SOMMERSET / IN ANGLIA / AN. M. CC. XIV. / OBIIT / AN. M. CC. XCIV. / SERIES NUMISMATICA / UNIVERSALIS VIRORVM ILLUSTRIUM. / M.DCCC.XVIII. / DURAND EDIDIT
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Amedee Durand, France, 1818
Person Depicted: Roger Bacon, France, 1818
Artist: Ramond Gayrard, France, 1818
Mint: Paris (Mint), Paris, France, 1818

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