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Charles Emmanuel II medal
  • Jacques Anton Dassier
    1715–1759
    born: Geneva Switzerland ; died: Copenhagen Denmark
  • Charles Emmanuel II medal, 1739
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 5.6 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 3/16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0125
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Recto: Bust of man facing foreward (identified as Charles Emmanuel II). Man has long hair, wearing armor with medal around neck. He is wearing a drape over his right shoulder. Text at CL and CR.

Verso: Image of three mythical figures. Nude winged female figure at CL in drapery. Figure at CR in wearing helmet, armor, cloak, and is holding shield in left hand. Figure at center is wearing skirt with mid section exposed. Text at top of image.