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Albrecht von Haller

Circular medal of Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777), Swiss physiologist. Obverse: Profile bust of Albrecht Haller looking to proper left; signed under bust and inscribed at edge. Reverse: Inscribed at center.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ALBERTUS HALLER" and under bust "CAQUE.F.". Reverse: Inscribed at center "NATUS/BERNAE/IN HELVETIA/AN.M.DCC.VIII./OBIIT/AN.M.DCC.LXXVII./--/SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM./--/M DCCC XXI/DURAND EDIDIT".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

Swiss, 19th century

Accession Number

30.77

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals