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The New National Library at Rio de Janeiro

Circular medal. Obverse: A globe set in a wreath of passion flowers and monogram in front; behind a shelf of books; inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed monogram "B N" in front and at edge "BIBLIOTHECA NACIONAL DO RIO DE JANEIRO". Reverse: Inscribed "LANCAMENTO [hand-drawn mark] DA PEDRA FUNDAMENTAL DO NOVO EDIFICIO 1905".

Marks

Reverse: Inscription [hand-drawn mark] inscription.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Brazilian, 1905

Object Place

Brazil

Accession Number

13.2725

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals