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BRENET, Nicolas Guy Antoine

Paris 1773 - Paris 1846

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Établissement des Écoles de Pharmacie, 1803

Establishment of Schools of Pharmacy, 1803

1803

gilt bronze struck

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 1 12 in.

obverse:
around circumference: AU SOULAGEMENT DE L'HUMANITÉ
above plinth: BRENET
signed in exergue: DENON DIREXIT

Acc. No.: 85.2.65

Credit Line: Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton, 1885

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 2019

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Provenance

  • The medals in this collection were struck for the Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Paris Mint at the request of the donor, formerly U.S. Minister to France.
  • 1885, Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (May 2nd, 2019)