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Medal - René Duguay-Trouin, France, 1819 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3355

Summary:
Portrait medal of René Duguay-Trouin (1673-1736) by Caque. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1819.
Statement Of Significance:
French naval privateer who rose to the rank of Lieutenant-Général des armées navales du roi under Louis XIV
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 37.54 g (Weight)

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Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1819 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing right; around, RENE DU GUAY-TROUIN; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, CAQUE F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A ST. MALO / EN M.DC.LXXIII. / MORT / EN M.DCC.XXXVI. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1821.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1819
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1819
Artist: Armand Caque, France, 1819
Person Depicted: René Duguay-Trouin, France, 1819

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