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Medal - Pierre Jeannin, France, 1817 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
|Dimensions:||41 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||38.05 g (Weight)|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||politics & public protest|
|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.|
|Issued By:||France, 1817|
|Mint:||Paris (Mint), France, 1817|
|Artist:||Ramond Gayrard, France, 1817|
|Person Depicted:||Pierre Jeannin, France, 1817|