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Silver Medal, Montgolfier unmanned balloon ascent, Champ de Mars, Paris, 1783
Medal, by NM Gatteaux
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Work Type
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Date
1783
Location
Paris
Measurements
overall: 2 mm, 41 mm,
Description
Medal, by NM Gatteaux, commemorating the ascent of Joseph & Etienne Montgolfier, balloonists at the Champ de Mars, Paris, 27 August 1783. Silver; 41mm diameter, thickness 2mm. Obverse legend, Jose. et. Etien. Montgolfier pour avoir rendu l'air navigable; scene, double low relief portrait, profile heads to left, natural hair; artist signed at base, N. Gatteaux. Reverse legend: Experience du Champ de Mars 27 Aoust 1783. En vertu d'une souscription sous la direct de M. Faujas de St Fond. ; scene, balloon above clouds, view of Champ de Mars building and forest below.
Repository
Penn-Gaskell Collection
Accession Number
ID Number
co153722
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
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