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Medal - Pierre Jeannin, France, 1817 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3306

Portrait medal of Pierre Jeannin (1540-1622) by Ramond Gayrard. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1817.
Statement Of Significance:
French statesman who negotiated the Treaty of Lyon with Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy, and the defensive alliance between France and the United Netherlands in 1608.

Galerie Metallique Des Grands Hommes Francais: a large series of portrait medals produced in France beginning in 1816, by leading medallists of the day. At least 119 people were honoured.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 38.05 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: 1817 AD
Obverse Description: Draped bust facing right; around, PIERRE JEANNIN; below in small lettering the artist's details, GAYRARD D'APRES G. DUPRE
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A AUTUN / EN M.D.XL. / MORT / EN M.DC.XXII. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1817.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1817
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1817
Artist: Ramond Gayrard, France, 1817
Person Depicted: Pierre Jeannin, France, 1817

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