Paris Pharmaceutical Society Membership Medal, about 1830

Made:
c.1830 in France
artist:
Jean Jacques Barre

Medal, silver, octagonal, probably membership, Paris Pharmaceutical Society, founded 1796 (?), by Jean Jacques Barre, French, c.1830, Obverse: Bust of Hygeia, left, snake, bowl, plant (yarrow?); Reverse: alchemical furnace, pillar with crowned eagle (?) with snake entwined, plants in urn. 30mm diameter

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Category:
Wellcome Medals
Object Number:
A151690
Measurements:
diameter: 30 mm,
thickness: 3 mm
type:
membership medals commemoration (pharmacy), commemoration (pharmacy), membership medals
credit:
Foster
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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