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Medal - Honore Gabriel Riquetti de Mirabeau, France, 1822 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3376

Summary:
Portrait medal of Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749-1791) by Gatteaux. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1822.
Statement Of Significance:
French revolutionary, writer, diplomat and journalist
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 38.10 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: french revolution 1789-1799
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: 1819 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing right; around, GL. HR. RIQUETTI DE MIRABEAU; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, E. GATTEAUX
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE / A BIGNON / EN M.DCC.XLIX. / MORT / EN M.DCC.XCI. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1822.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Honoré Riqueti, France, 1822
Mint: Paris (Mint), 1822
Artist: Jacques Gatteaux, 1822
Person Depicted: Honoré Riqueti, 1822

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