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Medal - Louis Bourdaloue, France, 1820 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3340

Portrait medal of Louis Bourdaloue (1632-1704) by Mathias Vivier. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1820.
Statement Of Significance:
French Jesuit known for his preaching. He was appointed successively professor of rhetoric, philosophy and moral theology, in various Jesuit colleges
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 41.54 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: religions
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1820 AD
Obverse Description: Tonsured ans draped bust facing right; around, LOUIS BOURDALOUE; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, VIVIER F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NEE / A BOURGES / EN M.DC.XXXII. / MORT / EN M.DCC.IV. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1820.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1820
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1820
Artist: Mathias Vivier, France, 1820
Person Depicted: Louis Bourdaloue, France, 1820

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