1844 Nimes Scientific Congress Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10672
Date: 
1844
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below busts, at center: "M.PENIN F.LVGD" Inscription: edge, lower center: "CUIVRE"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting busts of Augustus and Agrippa, facing away from one another; inscription: "IMP./P.P./DIVI.F." Reverse depicts alligator chained to a palm tree at center; legend above: "CONGRES SCIENTIFIQVE DE FRANCE"; inscription: "COL. NEM."; in exergue: "XII SESSION/NIMES MDCCCXLIV."
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Creative: Tronvig Group