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Inauguration of the Tribunal de Commerce, Paris

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1865 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Merley, Louis, born 1815 - died 1883 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze medal

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a bronze medal made by Louis Merley in France, 1865. The medal was made to commemorate the inauguration of the Tribunal de Commerce, Paris on the 26th December 1865. The obverse of the medal represents the laureated profile head of the Emperor Napoleon III and the reverse shows the view of the Tribunal de Commerce.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1865 (made)


Merley, Louis, born 1815 - died 1883 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze medal


Diameter: 7.62 cm

Object history note

Given by Monsieur le Préfet de la Seine in 1875.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Inauguration of the Tribunal de Commerce, Paris, 26th December 1865, by Louis Merley, French, 1865

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1875, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., p. 55



Subjects depicted

The Tribunal de Commerce


Coins & Medals; Bronze; Portraits; Architecture; Royalty


Sculpture Collection

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