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Medal - Esprit Fléchier, France, 1820 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3349

Summary:
Portrait medal of Esprit Fléchier (1655-1709) by Domard. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1820.
Statement Of Significance:
French preacher and author, Bishop of Nimes
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 41.15 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 bust facing left; around, ESPIRIT FLECHIER.; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, DOMARD F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A PERNES / EN M.DC.XXXII. / MORT / EN M.DCC.X. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1820.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1820
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1820
Artist: Joseph Domard, France, 1820
Person Depicted: Baron Espirit Fléchier, France, 1820

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