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Medal - Antoine Arnauld, France, 1817 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3332

Portrait medal of Antoine Arnauld (1616-1698) by Alexis Antoine. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1817.
Statement Of Significance:
A French Roman Catholic theologian, philosopher, and mathematician.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 35.54 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: philosophy
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1817 AD
Obverse Description: Draped bust facing left; around, ANTOINE ARNAULD.; belown in smaller lettering the artist's name, DEPAULIS. F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A PARIS / EN M.DC.XII. / MORT / EN M.DC.XCIV. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1817.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1817
Mint: Paris (Mint), 1817
Artist: Alexis Depaulis, 1817
Person Depicted: Antoine Arnauld, 1817

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