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Object Number:29-223-85
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
Manufacture Location: France
Period: First French Republic
Date Made: 1798
Early Date: 1798
Late Date: 1798
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:French Constitution
French Republic
Snake
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:5.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maxwell Sommerville, 1901

Description

OBV: symbols of the French Republic (wheat, hat, cornucopia) surrounded by oak leaves and acorns and the inscription: Republique Francaise. Repres. du Peup. l'An vi. REV: a snake surrouning a plaque with the inscription "Constitution de l'An Trois"; inscription: Conseil des Cinq Cents

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