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Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau

French
probably 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 35 mm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.832

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti (1749-1791), comte de Mirabeau. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Profile bust of Mirabeau looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “HONORE RIQUETTI MIRABEAU”.

Reverse: Inscribed “MÉTAL/DE CLOCHE/FRAPPÉ L’AN 1[ ]/DE LA RÉPUBQUE./FRANÇISE, PAR/LES ARTISTES/RÉUNIS DE LYONS”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "HONORE RIQUETTI MIRABEAU".

Reverse: Inscribed "MÉTAL/DE CLOCHE/FRAPPÉ L'AN 1[ ]/DE LA RÉPUBQUE./FRANÇISE, PAR/LES ARTISTES/RÉUNIS DE LYONS".

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