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Medal - Pierre Puget, France, 1817 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3334

Summary:
Portrait medal of Pierre Puget (1620-1694) by Jaques Gatteaux. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1817.
Statement Of Significance:
French painter, sculptor, architect and engineer.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 36.19 g (Weight)

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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, PIERRE PUGET.; belown in smaller lettering the artist's name, E. GATTEAUX.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A MARSEILLE / EN M.DC.XXIII. / 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), France, 1817
Artist: Jacques Gatteaux, France, 1817
Person Depicted: Pierre Puget, France, 1817

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