Centenary of Jean Jacques Rousseau
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This bronze medal was struck to commemorate the centenary of Jean Jacques Rousseau's death (1712-1778). On the obverse side Rousseau is shown in profile while the reverse bears the arms of Geneva surrounded by rays and with the legend 'Centenaire de J J Rousseau.'
Obv., profile bust portrait of 'Jean jacques Rousseau'. Rev., the arms of Geneva, surrounded by rays with the legend 'Centenaire de J.J.Rousseau' and the date.
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Diameter: 4.26 cm
Object history note
Bought in 1878.
Medal, bronze, Centenary of Jean Jacques Rousseau's death, arms of Geneva, by Florian, Swiss, 1878
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired in the Year 1879 London, 1880, p. 28
Coins & Medals; Portraits; Death