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Medal - Birth of the Royal Heir, Leopold Duke of Brabant, Belgium, 1859 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34548

Medal issued to commemorate the birth of the Royal Heir, Leopold Duke of Brabant, Belgium, 1859.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 85 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: 1780
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royalty
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1859 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined heads of Leopold and MarieHentietta
Reverse Description: A baby resting on a floral wreath beneath figures of Belgium and Victory who hold a medallion of Leopold I
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Leopold I, Belgium
Artist: Leopold Weiner
Person Commemorated: Leopold, 1859

Died of pneumonia in 1869

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