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Louis Philippe, 1773-1850 King of the French / Building of the French Railways

Artist: Jean-Francois-Antoine Bovy (1795 – 1877) Primary
Date: 1842
19th century
Dimensions: 4.5 x 0.38 in. (11.43 x 0.95 cm)
Object Type: Medal
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Copper
Credit Line: Gift of the Benjamin Ortiz and Victor P. Torchia Jr. Collection, 2021.
Accession Number: 2021.06.02ab
On View: Bellarmine Hall Galleries, Print Case


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copper alloy
Alloy in which copper is the principle element.
Small pieces of metal, usually gold, silver, or bronze and bearing a relief design on one or both sides and having a commemorative purpose; resembling a coin, but not used as a medium of exchange.
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