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Medal, Jean-Jaques Rousseau, 1795 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 23776

Summary:
Portrait medal of Jean-Jaques Rousseau (1712-1778) by Dumarest. Minted in Paris, 1795.
Statement Of Significance:
Philosopher, writer, and composer.
His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Harold Mower, 1991
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 35 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 24.891 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: philosophers
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Portrait
Tertiary Classification: philosophy
Series: Portrait
DateEra: 1795 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing left, around, J. JAQUES ROUSSEAUNEA GENEVE EN 1712, below in smaler lettering, DUMAREST.F.
Reverse Description: aAt centre within line circle, LA PUISSANCE / LEGISLATIVE / APPARTIENT AU PEOPLE / ET NE PEUTAPPARTENIR / QU A LUI; around, CONTRA AT SOCIAL L'IV . 3 . CHAP . 1 .
Edge Description: Impressed, SE. VEND. A PARIS. CHEZ. MONNERON (PATENTE/.)
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Person Depicted: Jean Rousseau, France, 1795
Artist: Rambert Dumarest, France, 1795
References: Forrer

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