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Medal - Republican Constitution Adopted, France, 1793 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34133

Medal Republican Constitution Adopted, Issued by France, 1793
Artist: Benjamin Duvivier
Mint not recorded
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 36.89 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: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: politics & public protest
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1793 AD
Obverse Description: Liberty seated facing left on a chair which has the head of a cock on its arm resty and a level depicted on its base; she holds fasces with a spear from its centre in her right hand and a baton surmounted by the Cap of Liberty in her left; around, REPUBLIQUE UNE ET INDIVISIBLE; in exergue, NATION / FRANCAISE and in small letters at the right, the artist's name, DUVIVIER
Reverse Description: Surrounded by rays of light from heaven, an open book bearing the words, on the left page, DROITS / DE / L'HOMME; on the right page, CONSTI / TUTION / FRAN- / CAISE; below in seven lines CONSTITUTION REPUBLICAINE / ADOPTEE ET JUREE / EN PRESENCE / DE L'ETRE SUPREME / PAR LE PEUPLE FRANCAIS / INDIVIDUELLEMENT / CONSULTE; in exergue, LE 10 AOUST / 1793
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France, 1793
Artist: Benjamin Duvivier - Paris Mint, France, 1793
References: Chitty p.25

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