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Louis XVI abandones his royal privileges at the Assemblée Nationale, 4 August 1789.: CM.50-1962

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Louis XVI abandones his royal privileges at the Assemblée Nationale, 4 August 1789.

Maker(s)

Duviver, Benjamin (1728-1819) (Obverse designer)
Gatteaux, Nicolas Marie (Reverse designer)
Production place: France

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Description

Louis XVI abandones his royal privileges at the Assemblée Nationale, 4 August 1789.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 128.76 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1962-11-29) by Anonymous

Dating

Production date: AD 1789

Components of the work

Maximum Diameter 63.5 mm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Struck

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LOUIS XVI RESTAURATEUR DE LA LIBERTE FRANCAISE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: ABANDON DE TOUS LES PRIVILEGES (in exergue) ASSEMBLEE NATIONALE/ IV AOUT/ MDCCLXXXIX
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.50-1962
Primary reference Number: 197727
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Audit data

Created: Monday 17 March 2014 Updated: Tuesday 24 October 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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