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Medal - Henri Francois D'Aguesseau, France, 1821 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3361

Summary:
Portrait medal of Henri Francois D'Aguesseau (1689-1755) by Caque. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1821.
Statement Of Significance:
Chancellor of France three times between 1717 and 1750
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 38.08 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: politics & public protest
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1821 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing right; around, H. FRANCOIS D'AGUESSEAU; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, CAQUE F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A LIMOGES / EN M.DC.LXVIII. / MORT / EN M.DCC.LI. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1821.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1821
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1821
Artist: Francois Caunois, France, 1821
Person Depicted: Henri d'Aguesseau, France, 1821

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