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Medal - Arrival of the King in Paris, France, 1789 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34330

Summary:
Medal Arrival of the King in Paris by Andrieu, 1789. Issued by France. Mint not recorded. Produced by electroforming, an electrotype with domed glass top (cracked)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 87 mm (Diameter)

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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: royalty
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1789 AD
Obverse Description: View of the arrival of the Royal Carriage and occupants surrounded by crowds etc. above, ARRIVEE DU ROI A PARIS; in exergue, LE 6 OCTOBRE 1789; ANDRIEU.F. No.2
Reverse Description: Plain
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Paris, France
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu
References: Chitty p.47

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