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Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès

Circular medal of Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès (1753-1824), duke of Parma and arch-chancellor of the empire, from the "Médaillier Genéral des Hommes Illustres Célèbres ou Fameux Anciens et Modernes". Hanging ring at top. Obverse: Encased in glass, profile bust of Jean-Jacques-Régis...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "S.A.S. LE PRINCE CAMBACÉRÈS DUC DE PARME." and under bust "ARCH.CHANCELIER/DE L'EMPIRE.". Reverse: Inscribed "MÉDAILLIER/GENÉRAL/DES HOMMES ILLUSTRES/CÉLÈBRES OU FAMEUX/ANCIENS ET MODERNES/COMMENCÉ EN 1801/PAR P.G. LIENARD/A PARIS.".

Provenance

By 1920, Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 20, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case in memory of their father James Brown Case

French, after 1808

Accession Number

20.511

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt metal, glass, and repoussé

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals