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Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau

Circular medal of Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti (1749-1791), comte de Mirabeau. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of Mirabeau looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "HONORE RIQUETTI MIRABEAU". Reverse: Inscribed "MÉTAL/DE CLOCHE/FRAPPÉ L'AN 1[ ]/DE LA RÉPUBQUE./FRANÇISE,...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "HONORE RIQUETTI MIRABEAU". Reverse: Inscribed "MÉTAL/DE CLOCHE/FRAPPÉ L'AN 1[ ]/DE LA RÉPUBQUE./FRANÇISE, PAR/LES ARTISTES/RÉUNIS DE LYONS".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, probably 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

13.832

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals