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Medal - Lazare Hoche, France, 1821 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3381

Summary:
Portrait medal of Louis Lazare Hoche (1768-1797) by Gayrard. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1821.
Statement Of Significance:
French general of the Revolutionary army
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 37.71 g (Weight)

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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: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1821 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing left; around, LAZARE HOCHE; on truncation in smaller lettering the artist's name, GAYRARD F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A VERSAILLES / EN M.DCC.LXVIII. / MORT / EN M.DCC.XCVII. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1821.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1821
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1821
Artist: Ramond Gayrard, France, 1821
Person Depicted: General Louis Hoche, France, 1821

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