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National Library, Rio de Janeiro

Circular medal commemorating the opening of the new National Library at Rio de Janeiro. Stamped on edge. Obverse: View of the Library with setting sun behind; inscribed above and in exergue. Reverse: Winged victory holding chisel in proper right hand and resting proper left hand on an...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed above "BIBLIOTHECA NACIONAL" and in exergue "DO·RIO·DE/JANEIRO/---/MDCCCX-MDMX". Reverse: Inscribed on monument "29/OUTUBRO/1910", below "L.BOTTEE", and at edge "·INAUGURAÇAO·DO·NOVO·EDIFICIO·".

Marks

Stamped on edge "BRONZE".

Credit Line

Gift of National Library, Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian, 1910

Object Place

Brazil

Accession Number

13.383

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals