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Numismatics
Subject: Voltaire, French, 1694–1778

Medal Commemorating Voltaire

1720–78

Bronze

26.30 g, 12:00, 33.6 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Irving Dillaye-Vann, B.A. 1897
2001.87.29272
Geography: 
Made in France
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Irving Dillaye-Van, to about 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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