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Medal - Henri de la Tour D'Auvergny, France, 1819 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3395

Summary:
Portrait medal of Henri de la Tour D'Auvergny, Vicomte de Turenne (1611-1675) by Gayrard. One of the Galerie Metallique des Grand Hommes Francais series. Minted in Paris, 1819.
Statement Of Significance:
Marshal General of France killed in battle in 1675 during France's war with the Netherlands
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 38.22 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: Portrait Gallery
DateEra: 1819 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing left; around, H. DE LA TOUR D'AUV DE TURENNE; below in smaller lettering the artist's name, GAYRARD F.
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines: NE /A SEDAN / EN M.DC.XI. / MORT / EN M.DC.LXXV. / GALERIE METALLIQUE / DES GRAND HOMMES FRANCAIS. / 1819.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1819
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1819
Artist: Ramond Gayrard, France, 1819
Person Depicted: Henri D'Auvergny, France, 1819

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