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Medal - 25th Anniversary of the Royal Historical Commission, Leopold I, Belgium, 1859 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34546

Commemorative Medal for the 25th Anniversary of the Royal Historical Commission, Belgium, 1859.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 50 mm (Diameter)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: public events
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1859 AD
Obverse Description: Head of the king facing left; around, LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES
Reverse Description: Two women seated on a monument which is inscribed, 22 JUILLET 1832 above a resting lion; the right figure has written on a parchment, 22 JUIL: 1850; around above, COMMISSION ROYALE D'HISTOIRE
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Leopold I, Belgium, 1859
Artist: Leopold Weiner, Belgium, 1859
Artist: Jacques Weiner
References: http://www.crhistoire.be/en/commission/histoire_en.html

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