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Establishment of Schools of Pharmacy. 1803.

Artist:
Medalist: Nicholas Guy Antoine Brenet (French, 1773–1846)
Manufactory:
Struck at the Paris Mint (864–present)
Factory director:
baron Dominique Vivant Denon (French, Givry 1747–1825 Paris)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gilt bronze, struck
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton, 1885
Accession Number:
85.2.65
Not on view
This medal was struck for the Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Paris Mint at the request of the donor, Hon. Levi P. Morton, formerly U.S. Minister to France.
Signature: Obverse: (above plinth) BRENET; (in exergue) DENON DIREXIT.

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) AU SOULAGEMENT DE L'HUMANITÉ
Hon. Levi P. Morton (until 1885; to MMA)
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