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Medal - François Eudes de Mezeray, France, 1817 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3326

Summary:
Portrait medal of François Eudes de Mezeray (1619-1683) by Caunois. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1817.
Statement Of Significance:
French Historian
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 36.84 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: literature
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1817 AD
Obverse Description: Draped bust facing right; around, F. EUDES DE MEZERAY.; on truncation in smaller lettering the artist's name, CAUNOIS F.
Reverse Description: Legend in nine lines: NE / A RY / EN NORMANDIE / EN M.DC.X. / MORT / EN M.DC.LXXXIII. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1817.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1817
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1817
Artist: Francois Caunois, France, 1817
Person Depicted: François de Mezeray, France, 1817

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