Medal Honoring Henri Omont Artist: Henri Dropsy (French, 1885–1969)

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

151.10 g, 12:00, 67.9 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Professor Michael I. Rostovtzeff

Accession Number

2001.87.26798

Geography
Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: HENRI OMONT r. profile bust Omont, short hair, full mustache and beard, wrinkled forehead, high cheekbones, large nose, small spectacles, in jacket

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: HENRICO. OMONT / INSTITUTI. GALLICI. SOCIO / POST. ANNOS. L / IN. BIBLIOTHECA. NATIONALI / GNAVITER. EXACTOS / SODALES. ET. AMICI / --- / MCMXXXII
Provenance

Provenance

Professor Michael I. Rostovtzeff, to about 1937; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1937 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

medals

Marks

BRONZE

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