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Medal - Death of Cardinal Mercier, Belgium, 1926 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34561

Commemorative Medal issued for the Death of Cardinal Mercier in 1926. Issued by Belgium, designed by Jules Legastelois and minted in Paris.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 67 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, religions roman catholic
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: religions
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1926 AD
Obverse Description: Draped bust of the Cardinal facing three-quarters right; around, SONEMINENCELE CARDINAL MERCIER
Reverse Description: Crucifixion with lion; below, RESURRECTION
Edge Description: Stamped: BRONZE
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Belgium, 1926
Artist: Jules Legastelois
Person Depicted: Cardinal Desire Mercier, 1926

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