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Medal - Jean-Jacques Barthelemy, France, 1824 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3379

Summary:
Portrait medal of Jean-Jacques Barthelemy (1716-1795) by Dubois. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1824.
Statement Of Significance:
French numismatist - Garde des Médailles du Roi (Keeper of the Royal Collection) from 1753, and archaeologist
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 37.33 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: numismatics
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1824 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing left; around, JEAN JACQUES BARTHELEMY; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, E. GATTEAUX.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / EN M.DCC.XVI. / A CASSIS / PRES MARSEILLE / MORT / EN M.DCC.XCV. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1824.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1824
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1824
Artist: Jacques Gatteaux, France, 1824
Person Depicted: Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, France, 1824

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