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ANDRIEU, Jean-Bertrand

Bordeaux, Gironde 1761 - Paris 1822

GAYRARD (father), Raymond

Rodez, Aveyron 1777 - Paris 1858

Obverse by ANDRIEU, reverse by GAYRARD.

Louis XVIII / Traité de commerce franco-américain, 1822

Louis XVIII / Franco-American Treaty of Commerce, 1822

1822

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2 in.

obverse:
around circumference: LVDOVICVS . XVIII FRANC. ET. NAV. REX
signed on tranche of shoulder: ANDRIEU F.
signed lower: DE PUYMAURIN DI.
reverse:
around circumference: GALLIA . ET . AMERICA . FOEDERATA
in exergue: NOVIS.COMMERCIORVM.PACTIS / IVNCTAE
dated on pedestal: MDCCCXXII
signed right: GAYRARD F.

Acc. No.: 83.2.423

Credit Line: Gift of William H. Hunting, 1883

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 2019

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Provenance

  • 1883, Gift of William H. Hunting

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (April 29th, 2019)

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  • A silver copy was part of the Exposition historique des souvenirs franco-américains de la Guerre de l'Indépendance, Chicago International Exposition, 1893, no. 129, belonging to the French Administration of Mint and Medals.