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Medal: possibly Masonic

probably French
probably 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 30 mm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.905

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal with Masonic emblems.

Obverse: An architectural platform with a column at proper right and proper left, stairway at front, and a pedestal at center, celestial forms above; inscribed on column at proper left “B”, below “DES F”, and in exergue “[square form and then three dots] DES HHH/O [three dots] DU HAVRE./5813”.

Reverse: Inscribed at center in wreath “HARMONIA/HONOR/HUMANITAS/REGUNT.”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed on column at proper left "B", below "DES F", and in exergue "[square form and then three dots] DES HHH/O [three dots] DU HAVRE./5813".

Reverse: Inscribed at center in wreath "HARMONIA/HONOR/HUMANITAS/REGUNT.".

Provenance

By 1892, Miss Rebecca Salisbury; 1892, bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1892)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury