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Medal - Death of Leopold I, Belgium, 1865 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20778

Summary:
Commemorative Medal issued for the Death of Leopold I, in Laeken, Belgium, 1865. Designed by Jouvenel and minted in Brussels.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 95 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: art medals, death mourning
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royalty
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1865 AD
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of Leopold in death, eyes closed and head on pillow; around, LEOPOLD I ROI DES BELGES; below, MORT A LAEKEN / LE 10 DEC. 1865
Reverse Description: MODELE / DES ROIS / - / SA MEMOIRE / SURVIVRA / A TOUS LES / TEMPS
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Laeken, Belgium
Mint: Brussels (Mint)
Artist: Adolphe Jouvenel

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