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Johannes Carteret medal
  • Jacques Anton Dassier
    1715–1759
    born: Geneva Switzerland ; died: Copenhagen Denmark
  • Johannes Carteret medal, 1744
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 5.6 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 3/16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0128
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Recto: Bust of man set in profile facing to the right (identified as Johannes Carteret). Man has long curly hair and wears a button up coat. Text at either sides of image.

Verso: There is text at center. At BC is a head of a female wearing a decorative headdress. There is open work set at border of medal in relief design. A long strand of leaf and flowers attaches to TC and drapes across through two hole designs at TL and TR.