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Charles-Theodore-Henri de Coster

Circular medal of Charles-Theodore-Henri de Coster (1827-1879), a Belgian novelist. Issued by the Society Royale de la Medaille d'Art in 1929, probably to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth. Obverse: Profile bust of Charles-Theodore-Henri de Coster looking to proper left, marked at...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "1827-CHARLES DE COSTER-1927" and on bust "Alf.Mauquoy". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "…..ET IL PARTIT AVEC ELLE EN CHANTANT SA SIXIEME CHANSON" and at proper left "A.Mauquoy".

Marks

Obverse: "M" and "A" overlapping in a circle.

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

Belgian, 1927

Object Place

Belgium

Accession Number

30.436

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals