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Medal - Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, France, 1818 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3364

Portrait medal of Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674-1762) by Alexis J. Depaulis. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1818.
Statement Of Significance:
French poet and tragedian
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 37.01 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: visconti
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: literature
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1818 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing right; around, P. JOLYOT DE CREBILLON.; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, DEPAULIS F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A DIJON / EN M.DC.LXXIV. / MORT / EN M.DCC.LXII. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1818.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1818
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1818
Artist: Alexis Depaulis, France, 1818
Person Depicted: Prosper de Crebillon, France, 1818

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