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Medal - 150th Anniversary of the Academie Royal de Belgique, Belgium, 1922 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34671

Medal commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Academie Royal de Belgique, issued by Belgium, 1922.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 50 mm (Width), 72 mm (Length)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: art
Series: Art
DateEra: 1922 AD
Obverse Description: Half-length draped bust of Albert I facing right with laurel branch; below on plinth, ALBERTO I REGNANTE / ACADEMIA SCIENT. LITT. ET ART / BELGICA CENTESIMUM QUINQUAGESIMUM / NATALEM SUUM CELEBRAT ANNO MCMXXII
Reverse Description: A long stairway leading to a Greek temple behind which the sun is rising; seven muses approach the temple; below on rim, VICTOR ROUSSEAU
Edge Description: Plain, stamped at top J. FONSON (the letter F incomplete)
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Belgium, 1922
Artist: Victor Rousseau, Brussels, Belgium, 1922
Manufacturer: Jules Fonson - Fonson Cie, Brussels, Belgium, 1922

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