Molière: Tercentenary of his Death
Diameter and weight: 33 mm (1 5/16 in.)
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Circular medal of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière (1622-1673), commemorating the tercentenary of his death.
Obverse: Bust of Moliere turned 3/4 to proper right; inscribed at edge “1622·MOLIERE·1922”.
Reverse: Branch at proper right; inscribed below “NEWMAN, N.Y.”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "1622·MOLIERE·1922".
Reverse: Inscribed below "NEWMAN, N.Y.".
1923, given to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 3, 1923)
Bequest of Helen O. Bigelow