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Medal

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.244

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal. Stamped on edge “ARGENT”.

Obverse: Profile bust of a woman looking to proper left, wearing laureate crown; inscribed at edge “REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE”.

Reverse: Beaded rim with two branches tied below; uninscribed.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE".

Markings

Stamped on edge "ARGENT".

Provenance

By 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Colleciton; 1927, gift of Horace Packard to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Packard