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Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette

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Circular uniface medal of Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette (1757-1834). Attached hanging loop at top. Profile bust of Lafayette looking to proper right; inscribed under bust "E. Gatteaux 1830" in cursive script.

Inscription

Inscribed under bust "E. Gatteaux 1830" in cursive script.

Provenance

By 1916, Horatio Greenough Curtis; 1916, given by Horatio Greenough Curtis to MFA. (Accession Date: December 7, 1916)

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis

French, 1830

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 151 mm (5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.348

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals