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Eugène Süe

Circular medal of Eugène Süe (1804-1857). Inscribed on edge "SA PLUME FOUDROIE L'HYDRE QUI BRAVA ROME ET LES ROIS". Obverse: Beaded rim; profile bust of Eugène Süe looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "LES LIBERAUX BELGES A EUGÈNE SÜE" and under bust "HART JANV.1848". Reverse:...

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Inscription

Inscribed on edge "SA PLUME FOUDROIE L'HYDRE QUI BRAVA ROME ET LES ROIS". Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LES LIBERAUX BELGES A EUGÈNE SÜE" and under bust "HART JANV.1848". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "BULLE/DE/CLEMENT XIV/1773/ÉDIT/DE/LOUIS XV/1764/ÉDIT/DE/MARIE-THERÈSE/1773/LE JUIF ERRANT/1844/*".

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer

French or Belgian, 1848

Accession Number

23.50

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals