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Medal - Guillaume Thomas Raynal, France, 1825 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3380

Summary:
Portrait medal of Guillaume Thomas Raynal (1713-1796) by Gayrard. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1825.
Statement Of Significance:
French philosopher concerned with democratic and public issues
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 36.18 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: politics & public protest
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1825 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing right; around, GME. THOMAS RAYNAL; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, GAYRARD F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / EN M.DCC.XIII. / A LA PANOUZE / PRES ST. GENIES. / MORT / EN M.DCC.XCVI. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1825.
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1825
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1825
Artist: Ramond Gayrard, France, 1825
Person Depicted: Guillaume Raynal, France, 1825

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