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Medal - Nicolas Poussin, France, 1817 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3320

Portrait medal of Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) by Etienne Dubois. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1817.
Statement Of Significance:
French Baroque painter who spent much of his career in Rome
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 38.34 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: valor moneda nicolas paussin 1817
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: artists
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1817 AD
Obverse Description: Draped bust facing left; around,NICHOLAS POUSSIN.; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, DUBOIS F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / AU ANDELY /EN M.D.XCIV. / MORT / EN M.DC.LXV / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1817.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1817
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1817
Artist: Etienne Dubois, France, 1817
Person Depicted: Nicholas Poussin, France, 1817

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