Joseph Florimond Loubat Medal
Bronze; leather, wood, silk
case: 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 9.5 x 9.5 x 1.6 cm )
diameter: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm )
Bronze struck medal with bust-length portrait of Joseph Florimond facing left with legend: "JOSEPH FLORIMOND, DUC DE LOUBAT." Reverse bears inscription with palm branch at left: "ELU/ASSOCIE ETRANGER/de L'INSTITUT/ACADEMIE/des INSCRIPTIONS/et BELLES-LETTRES/29 NOV./1907." Medal is inset into square burgundy red fitted leather case with red silk satin and silk velvet interior with gold-embossed edges.
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "F.VERNON 1910"
Inscription: edge, upper left: "BRONZE"
Inscription: case, bottom, upper left: "MAY 22, 1911"
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