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Jean Baptiste Hanet Cléry

French
1821


Mint: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 52 mm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.822

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Jean Baptiste Hanet-Cléry (1759-1809).

Obverse: Profile bust of Hanet-Clery looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “J.BAPTE.CANT.HANET-CLERY.”, on bust “PETIT F”, and under bust “DE PUYMAURIN D.”.

Reverse: Inscribed in wreath “NÉ/LE XI MAI/EN M.D.CCLIX./MORT/LE XXVII MIA./EN MD.CCCIX/GALERIE DE LA FIDÉLITÉ/—/1821”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "J.BAPTE.CANT.HANET-CLERY.", on bust "PETIT F", and under bust "DE PUYMAURIN D.".

Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "NÉ/LE XI MAI/EN M.D.CCLIX./MORT/LE XXVII MIA./EN MD.CCCIX/GALERIE DE LA FIDÉLITÉ/---/1821".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay