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National Library of Rio de Janeiro Medal

National Library of Rio de Janeiro Medal
Title
National Library of Rio de Janeiro Medal
Date 
ca. 1905
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 11/16 in. ( 4.3 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing ornamental vignette at center, consisting of world globe decorated with flowers and surmounted by two piles of books inscribed with letters "N" and "B"; surrounding legend: "BIBLIOTHECA NACIONAL DO RIO DE JANEIRO." Reverse contains inscription: "LANCAMENTO/DA/PEDRAFUNDAMENTAL/DO/NOVO EDIFICIO/1905."
Object Number 
INV.5557
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group