Medal - Siege of the Bastille, France, 1789 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34377

Medal Siege of the Bastille by Andrieu, Issued by France, 1789
Mint not recorded
Other Details: Produced by electroforming, an electrotype with missing domed glass top
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 85 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: french revolution 1789-1799
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: politics & public protest
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1789 AD
Obverse Description: View of the siege; above, SIEGE DE LA BASTILLE; in exergue, PRIS PAR LA CITOYENS DE / LA VILLE DE PARIS / LE 14 J.UET 1789. in small letters on exergue line, ANDREAU.F. No1
Reverse Description: Plain
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronzed White Metal
Issued By: Paris, France
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu
References: Chitty p.47

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